According to reports, the lawmakers of Tanzania has placed a ban on fake nails and eyelashes from entering the august house. The report suggests this ban will affect not only the parliamentarians but anyone who intends visiting the National Assembly. The ban was imposed on Monday during a House session in Dodoma, Tanzania.
The ban was imposed by Mr Job Ndugai who is the speaker of the National Assembly. The ban affects the wearing of short dresses and jeans to work by the lawmakers. The Speaker went further to hint that there is a consultation on deciding the House should ban too much make-ups.
This ban is said to be have pronounced after Faustine Ndugulile, the Deputy Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, was on the floor to present to the house that women with false eyelashes and false fingernails face serious health risks and as such about 700 women are admitted in the various hospitals in the country with complications which are related to the fake items mentioned(fingernails, eyelashes and skin bleaching creams).
The ban would also affect those who tend to visitor the parliamentary house, he stated in his pronouncements. The speaker Mr. Ndugai imposed the Lawmakers in additions are also prohibited from wearing short dresses and jeans to work, the lawmaker said. Mr. Ndugai also said that he is in consultations with experts before deciding on whether or not to stop parliamentarians who apply too much make-ups from entering the Parliamentary House.