Oyo College Bans Dreadlocks, Sets Up Task Force For Indecent Dressing


Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igboora has banned dreadlocks and indecent dressing in the school.

The college has also set up a task force committee to enforce decent dressing in the institution.

The Dean of Students’ Affairs in the institution, Wasiu Raheem, made this disclosure on Tuesday, November 2.

The Dean of Students’ Affairs said that the committee was set up in order to ensure that students comply with the dress code of the institution.

He added that the committee is to recommend appropriate sanctions for students who err.

He appealed to students of the institution to ensure strict compliance to rules and regulations.

Head of the task force, Olubunmi Adeosun, while speaking, said that the committee has been moving around the lecture halls of the institution in order to identify students who did not comply with the dress code.

She enjoined students to check the students’ handbooks to know what constitutes immoral behaviour in the institution.

She said:

“The ten-man committee had earlier held a stakeholders meeting at the boardroom of the college where what constitute immoral behaviour were extensively discussed.”

Adeosun said erring students would be sanctioned, adding that the institution will no longer allow students with dreadlocks and other forms of indecent appearance.