A state-owned university in the south-south part of Nigeria has ordered students to now wear uniforms.
A Nigerian University Forces Students To Wear Uniforms
According to Sahara Reporters, students of the Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Amassoma have been directed to procure and start wearing uniforms while on campus.
The vice-chancellor of Niger Delta University, Amassoma, Bayelsa State, Prof. Samuel G. Edoumiekumo gave the directive in a memo on Monday.
According to the memo seen by SaharaReporters, students will buy the uniforms at a cost between N20,000 and N30,000.
Meanwhile, the matter has started generating reactions from students, who have kicked against the new directive.
The students have described the directive as exploitative, considering the harsh economy.