There has been an outrage on social media as , Anambra State released new dress code for students of the institution.

Naijaparry News reports that a document has been circulated to students of the Polytechnic to make them aware of the dress code in the institution and this has been generating to a huge debate amongst Nigerians.

According to the document obtained by that has become a growing sensation contains War Against Indecent Dressing (WAID). The school went further to list what is not acceptable in the institution as regards fashion.

For the female students, the code bans things like skirt with slit above knees, off-shoulder dresses and tops, sleeveless dresses and tops, rugged jeans and low waist trousers, lengthy and coloured braids, coloured hair, long artificial lashes, bandana hairband, bogus fashion jewelries and more.

For the male students, the management banned long and bushy hair/beard, braids, dread lock and coloured hair, rugged jeans, kaftan without trousers, inscription on hair cut, T-shirts and jeans with immoral messages and more.

As a result, this has generated to a lot of mixed reactions from Nigerians especially students.

See some reactions below:

@Papa Chloe wrote; ”It really is the oppression Olympics”
@Elivis Inioluwa wrote;My school can rusticate someone because of dressing”
@Ogoh samuel wrote; ”I am not an advocate of indecent dressing.
Yet I must say,most of those in Authority who churn out “encyclopedia of dress code” are largely hypocritical in their approach….You need to see how their loved ones dress back home. hypocrisy is why we are backwards as a nation.”

@zennyharry wrote: “Someone shared this with me on Facebook. Apparently this is the dress code issued by a Federal Polytechnic in Anambra state. How ridiculous is this? Institutions subjugating citizens and subjects. Does it not end?”

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