The University of Ibadan has emerged second in two categories in the just concluded Impact Africa International Debate Championship and Intercontinental Public Speaking Contest.
The university also won nine medals — the highest by any institution in the competition. She finished second behind University of Cape Coast, Ghana, while the host institution, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, also from Ghana, came third.
The competition was held between July 23 and July 28 at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Republic of Ghana.
Nigeria’s premier university was represented by Sadik Oluwagbenga, Ejide Temitpoe, Asudemade Habeebullah, Olaniyan Oluwadara, Nwarueze Elizabeth, and Anyaeji Chizoba.
Elizabeth won four medals to herself, Sadik won two medals while the trio of Habeeb, Dara and Ejide had one medal each.
Other Nigerian universities that participated in the competition are the Katsina State University and Kebbi State University, Birnin Kebbi.