Borno Govt Introduces Dress Code For Students

The Borno government has introduced a new dress code for Muslim students in government secondary schools across the state with effect from 1st Term of 2023/2024 session.

Director, Schools Management in the state Ministry of Education, Bukar Mustapha-Umara disclosed this in a statement in Maiduguri on Thursday.

He said under the dress code, every student must always wear a trouser, quarter blouse, head tie and himar (veil) in school.

The director said all principals of secondary schools were hereby directed  to ensure total compliance to the new dress code.

He added that the dress code is however optional for Christian female studentsl.

"They can remain with their present dress code or change to the trouser,” Mustapha -Umara said.

He called on parents and wards to make adequate arrangements for the new school uniform before the commencement of the 2023/2024 academic session.