The management of Lagos State University has banned indecent dressing on campus, saying it will not allow any student who dresses indecently into the campus henceforth.
The Vice Chancellor, Professor Lanre Fagbohun made this known during a walk against cultism and indecent dressing on Monday.
Members of the Management of the university, Staff, Staff Unions Leaders, Students and Students’ Union Executives, all on Monday, March 7, 2016, made a bold and emphatic statement, by taking a massive walk against Cultism and Indecent Dressing at the University.
In his appreciation speech, the Vice Chancellor asked, if everyone in the Auditorium was ready for the paradigm shift, and the crowd yelled that they were ready to do the needful. He stated that henceforth, students who do not dress properly would not be allowed into the Campus by the Security Personnel.
“We are all ambassadors of our great vision. You don’t need cult to be successful academically or in life. We will not compromise on decency, rules and regulations governing the University, even, the Vice Chancellor is not above the law”, he said. He thanked the old students and everyone for their support and for taking part in the walk.
The historic walk took off with the Vice Chancellor, Professor ‘Lanre Fagbohun leading the march in company of his wife, Mrs. Yeside Fagbohun, the Deputy Vice Chancellor [Administration], Prof. Fidelis Njokanma, Registrar, Mr. Lewis Akinwunmi Oladapo, the Bursar, Mr. Adetayo Hassan, Dr.(Mrs.) Beauty Idrissu (Ag. University Librarian) and Other Senior Members of Staff.
The well attended event took off from Badagry gate exactly at 9:45a.m, with participants all claded in white T-shirts with the bold inscription in the front “We are LASU, We are Proud”, and the back “Say No to Cultism and Indecent Dressing”.
The walk was peaceful and fun-filled as the students sang throughout. The participants walked on Badagry Expressway, entered through the Conoil Gate, then, through the Staff Quarters, MBA, Main LASU Road, Iba end gate, Iyana-Iba, then, came through the Badagry Gate, the Eco-Library and terminated the walk at the front of Faculty of Social Sciences at 11:20a.m. Thereafter, they all moved to the University new Auditorium Complex, Ojo, for the Vice Chancellor’s address.