Stop turning lecturers into dress inspectors, fix real problems, Prof Asare tells UPSA VC

Legal Practitioner Professor Kweku Asare, has advised the Vice Chancellor of the University for Professional Studies Accra (UPSA) to focus on real challenges facing the university. instead of asking student to stop indecent dressing.

Prof Asare is questioning the decision by the authorities of the school to turn lecturers into what he describes as dress inspectors.

He wrote on facebook “The last time it was the President of the GBA. Now it is the VC of UPSA issuing a stern directive to female students who come to class indecently dressed.”

Prof Asare added “Why are we turning lecturers into dress inspectors? Why this obsession with what girls choose to wear?  Let us address real problems and stop this dress inspection business.”


The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Professor Abednego F. O. Amartey has warned students against indecent dressing on campus.

Speaking at the university’s 2021 matriculation over the weekend, Prof Amartey  said the university has directed lecturers to dismiss any student who dresses in a n indecent manner to lectures.

“I have noticed that some of you have started wearing short skirts all over the place. The UPSA is a professional institution and we dress very well. We have directed lecturers that if you dress in an inappropriate manner, they should remove you from the lecture halls,” he said.

Prof Amartey added “You are not allowed to dress the way we have seen you dress these days. We allowed it in the past week because we assumed you did not know. Now you know, so there should not be excuses,” he warned.

The VC said, “short skirts, torn jeans and other such apparel” that exposed vital parts of the body will not be tolerated.

Fred Dzakpata

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