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Rivers State University Bans Students Tattooing, Wearing Miniskirts, Earrings

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The Rivers State University (RSU), Port Harcourt has banned its students fron tattooing their bodies and wearing “indecent” cloths on campus with immediate effect.

The ban is contained in an internal memo signed by the school’s registrar, Sydney Enyindah, on Friday.

Mr Enyindah listed items considered indecent on campus to include the wearing of gowns with tiny shoulder straps (spaghetti gown), short skirts, bum shorts, blouses that expose the navel (bellybutton) or breasts, leg chains and long eyelashes.

Also banned are tattoos, nose rings, earrings by male students, tinting hair in different colours, sagging trousers, torn jeans and bathroom slippers.

The registrar said the university’s senate took the decision to ban the indecent dressing on campus at its meeting of September 29.

“Students are hereby directed to take note and comply accordingly as enforcement of the directive will begin immediately,” he said.


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