LASU students get warning for violating dress code

Lagos State University (LASU)
Lagos State University (LASU)

The Lagos State University authorities (LASU) issued 84 students warning letters for indecent dressing and also disqualified a student who was among the candidate who was to contest in the forthcoming student union election.

According to the breakdown analysis, eight among the culprit are final year students,43 in 100level,20 in 200level,and three in 300level.

In the list of students sanctioned, it showed that 24 students are in faculty of Management Science, 18 from faculty of sciences, faculty of Education and Social Sciences were recorded as 11 students each and the faculty of communication has four students.

It was reported that the Students Affair Department (DSA) of LASU gave the letter to the students for going against the dress code of the institution.

It was also gathered that one of the disqualified student was to contest for the presidential post of the Lagos State University Student Union (LASUSU).

The 300Level Economic Education Department Yusuf Wasiu Omolola the presidential candidate was disqualified for concealing his suspension at the Federal College of Education, Akoka.

It was alleged that Yusuf was suspended from the college for participating in cultism in the year 2012.”There was no documentary evidence to prove he has been cleared of his allegation and suspension from the college”.

‘’The students have been magnanimously pardoned by the university authority and were warned to desist from the act of indecent dressing, henceforth or face disciplinary action, Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations (CIPPR) statement noted’’.

He was given the opportunity to free himself by voluntarily opting of the LASUSU presidential contest.

‘’Mr. Yusuf, Wasiu Omotola was given several opportunities to redeem himself by voluntarily and honourably opting out of the LASUSU presidential race.

It was also recorded that he refused to complete the security background form made for all the LASUSU contestants, the Director Student Affairs DSA said.

The presidential contestant (Yusuf) remains disqualified pending when he can provide evidence that the allegation against him is no true.

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