Anambra state government bans use of miniskirts as school uniform

The Anambra state government has banned the wearing of miniskirts as a uniform in all schools in the state, with the order already communicated to education secretaries of public and private schools in the state.

Penpushing reports that, Commissioner for Education, Prof Ngozi Chuma-Udeh, made this known in a statement on Sunday, emphasisng that the announcement of the ban became necessary as schools resume on Monday.

The commissioner in the statement expressed worry and condemned the growing trend of wearing miniskirts as school uniforms, pointing out that it was morally wrong and unacceptable for children of school age.

“A student should look smart, well-groomed, project positive vibes and not be indecently dressed for school. The acceptable length for uniforms in the state remains knee length and not above the knee, which is fast becoming the fashion trend in schools’, the statement declared.

Penpushing further reports that, Chuma-Udeh, added in the statement that education secretaries had been charged to ensure that schools complied with the directive to salvage the future of students in the state.

The Commissioner in the same vein, urged the secretaries to instill the right morals and discipline in students so that they would be well-behaved and grow to become responsible adults in the future, rather than turn themselves to nuisance.

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