The Influence of Western Television Programmes on the Dress Code of University of Jos Undergraudates

Samuel Iku Akubaka, Samuel Mahanan Dang


The study discusses the influenced of western television programmes on the dress code of university of Jos undergraduates. The study adopted the survey research method. Data were sourced through structured questionnaire from four hundred and fifty respondents which were sampled from the first degree students of the university. The respondents comprised students from faculties of social sciences, Arts, education, business administration and sciences. Opinions expressed by the respondents show that, university of Jos undergraduates have been motivated or influenced by western television programmes on their dress code to a large extent. Based on the findings of the study, the researchers presented some useful recommendations that would help in curbing the influence of western television programmes among youths especially undergraduates towards decent dressing and to imbibe African cultural ethical principles of sound moral behavior.


Influence; Western television; Programmes; Dress code; Undergraduates

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