Covenant University, a private Christian institution based in Ota, Ogun State, has reportedly banned its students from wearing black outfits and brogues on campus.

The recent law was due to come into force when students resume in August for the 2022/2023 school session.

The announcement was made on social media by a Twitter user identified as @TrendWithOla. Her statement caption reads, “Wear brogues or black top over black skirt/trousers at your own risk and chop suspension says: Covenant University Management.”

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According to the statement that surfaced on social media, students were allowed to wear black shirts and pants over other colors, although they should refrain from combining the color which has been connoted as negative to be worn simultaneously.

Students face disciplinary action if they do not follow instructions.

The statement reads in part as follows: “All students should note that from the next session, it is forbidden to wear a black top / shirt over black pants / skirt. Black cloth cannot be worn than with other colors.

Read the full statement below.

As expected, social media users have been vocal about their opinion regarding the recent development.

Meanwhile, the institution hasn’t mentioned anything about the trending topic on its various social media accounts.

Covenant University is a private Christian university located in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. It is affiliated with Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners Gospel Church, which was founded by Bishop David Oyedepo.

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