Gertrude Onyema Ikpekaogu, Priscilla A. Esiowu (PhD)


This study investigated Lecturers’ Perceptions of Fashion Reform against Skimpy Dressing among Female Students’ in Abia State University. Three research questions guided the study and two null hypotheses were tested. The design of the study was survey, the sample comprised 2637 lecturers made up of 1642 male and 995 female lecturers. The instrument used in collecting data was questionnaire. The data collected were analyzed using mean, standard deviation and Z-test analysis. The findings of the results showed that lecturers agreed with the major reasons listed for reforms of skimpy dressing among female undergraduates and consequences as perceived by lecturers in Abia State University, Uturu among others. The findings further showed that there was no significance difference between male and female lecturers on reforms and consequences of skimpy dressing among female undergraduates in Abia State University, Uturu. The counselling implications of the findings of the study include ideas in rebranding Nigeria agenda which was highlighted. It was recommended, among others, that the University authorities should urgently begin to sanction students for violation of the University's dress code.


skimpy dressing, Reforms, Undergraduate Students, transparent nature, counselling implications.

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