The continuation of Jawwar has headed for the sky as it commences at the Lakeside Lecture Theatre, FLT, Faculty of Science by 4:00pm with the presence of the Chief Judge: Dr. Demola Lewis, time keeper: Ojo Aderemi, Dr. Isaac Olufadewa, Miss. Victoria Okiyi (Score keeper) and Miss. Francisca Maxwell.
The debate features twelve (12) faculties in the first round including faculty of Agriculture, faculty of Clinical Science, faculty of Veterinary medicine, faculty of Arts, faculty of The Social sciences, faculty of Law, faculty of Dentistry, faculty of Science, faculty of Education, faculty of Technology, faculty of public health and faculty of Pharmacy.
For Public health, Oluwadamilola Tomosori and Owolari Miracle are the representatives and for The Social Sciences, Samuel Oreoluwa and Salami Toluwalope were also presented. Faculty of technology has
Ayodele Sultan Habeeb and Deji Olopade in representation. Raji Adedayo and Madu Ogochukwu represented Faculty of pharmacy. For Faculty of law, Alufa James and Akinrinola Barnabas represented the faculty and Adeyemo Victor and Ejide Temitope represented Faculty of Science. Faculty of Dentistry was represented by Osho Oluwatosin and Babalola Adetola while at Faculty of Art, Adeyinka Gold and Adetokun Samuel Kelvin were the speakers. Faculty of Agriculture was also represented by Alabi Omolabake, Ayobami Eremiye, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine was represented by Adeoye Oluwatosin and Bonyeonoru Chidera.
Faculty of Public Health and faculty of The Social Sciences spoke on the topic: NHIS:a viable solution to Nigeria’s poor healthcare access.
Faculty of Technology and faculty of Pharmacy spoke on the topic: The concept of clinical depression: fact or fiction?
Faculty of Law and Faculty of Science debated on the topic: Is a cashless society necessary for Nigeria’s economy? And Faculty of Dentistry and Faculty of Arts debated on the topic: Should Nigeria operate a single term for political office holders?
Faculty of Agriculture & forestry and Veterinary medicine debated on the topic: Is the POST UTME relevant for admission into Nigeria’s tertiary institition?
Faculty of Clinical Sciences and Education respectively spoke on the topic: Should electronic voting be adopted for Nigeria’s electoral process?
After the speeches of all debaters, the scores were announced as follow:
Faculty of Public Health scored 60.5 while faculty of The Social Sciences scored 70.538. Faculty of Technology scored 69.1667 while faculty of Pharmacy scored 43.66.
Faculty of Law scored 53.8333 while faculty of Science scored 69.500. Faculty of Dentistry scored 52.00 and faculty of Arts scored 65.500. Faculty of Agriculture scored 60.75 while Faculty of Veterinary medicine scored 65.25. Faculty of Clinical Sciences scored 67.58333 and faculty of Education scored 78.
The results for faculty of law and faculty of Pharmacy were caught in a tie and an impromptu speech was organized for both of them.
At first, both of them had a score of 68.333, but after giving them the topics: socialism and capitalism to speak on respectively, faculty of law scored 53.8333 while faculty of Pharmacy scored 43.66, making faculty of law the best loser.
According to the newsletter sent by the PRO, TLDS, Ayeni Otito-Jesu, the competition continues on Friday, September 28, 2018 by 04:00pm and the venue will be communicated later.
By: Adedokun Seyi and Dada Ibukunoluwa