- A student has expressed his displeasure at the high cost of renting graduation gowns in an interesting manner
- In photos making rounds on social media, he was seen preparing meals as well as going to bed in his academic gown
- The displeased student, it is said, stated that something that was rented for R5k cannot be returned that same day
A university freshman has got many talking as he protested the high cost of getting gowns for matriculation ceremonies in institutions.
The unidentified student, in photos shared in Igbo Rant HQ Facebook group, attempted to overuse the clothing material.
He wore it in preparing meals and also went to bed in the academic gown.
Famousblogng reports that the young man had rented the gown for R175.
Nigerians react to his action
Nigerians recount their experiences on the issue of matriculation gowns.
"Before... I paid for 5k gown and they said gown has finished..."
"Get ready for damages if you don't return it in good shape when it was given to you."
"Is it not the school that will give you gown which one is rent again."
"Mine was R20k back in 2009... now I regret not doing anything with it."
"Nna flex ya 5k, if I see that 5k sef gan I don blow."
Lady gets admission after 5 years of waiting, strikes poses in graduaiton gown
Meanwhile, Briefly News previously reported that a Nigerian lady had celebrated her matriculation in style after seeking admission for five years.
Celebrating the personal feat, the lady shared four photos where she struck different poses in the gown. Many tweeps congratulated her as they wished the student well in her academic career.
In a post on Wednesday, May 19, the lady said that she waited for five long years before she could have the opportunity of wearing a matric gown.
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Source: Briefly News