Ghanaian rapper M.anifest has shared his opinion on the the recent directive by Rector of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ), Dr. Wilberforce Dzisah that female students should desist from wearing miniskirts and shorts to lectures or face sanctions.
In an interview on Viasat1’s Celebrity Fanzone over the weekend, M.anifest disagreed with the position taken by the management of Ghana Institute of Journalism and insisted that the focus should be on teaching their students to be critical thinkers.
“I think what we need to be doing is encouraging critical thinking in schools. These other things are distractions and honestly this is how I feel about it,” the rapper stated.
Manifest was quick to add that he did not have enough details about exactly what the Rector said but still maintained that preventing adult students from making their own choices was quite limiting.
He added that, “A lot of these things are often distractions from what actually needs to happen. If you are seated in class and you are looking around for mini-skirts, then there is a problem with you,” the ‘GodMC’ rapper stressed.
Dr. Wilberforce Dzisah at the matriculation ceremony for the 2016/2017 year group, couple of weeks ago, stated that management of GIJ is prepared to sanction students who violated the miniskirt ban arguing that the primary aim of the students was to focus on their studies.