Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti set to suspend students with dreadlocks, tattoos, cars
It also prohibited pregnant and nursing students from staying in hostels, as well as bringing babies to lectures and hostels.
Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti set to suspend students with dreadlocks, tattoos, cars.
The institution said that any student who brings a car into the Federal Polytechnic in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, would be suspended for one semester and the vehicle will be seized.
According to an internal memo signed by the institution’s Deputy Registrar, Students’ Affairs, Mrs. O.F. Ajayi, the school administration also issued fines for a wide range of fashion choices common among its students.
Students who are detected with dyed hair, ragged jeans, tattoos, nose, mouth, eye (extra) ring, intimate/open embrace (hugging) and ‘crazy’ haircuts for men; earrings for men, cowries for women; and other offenses will be suspended for one semester or two semesters, depending on the offense.
It also prohibited pregnant and nursing students from staying in hostels, as well as bringing babies to classrooms and hostels.
The institution joins other Nigerian schools that have already issued dress rules for male and female students, including Bayero University Kano (BUK), University of Ilorin, University of Lagos, Lagos State University, and others.