Representatives of the University of Ibadan on Thursday defeated students of three other Nigerian Universities to emerge victorious at an Inter-varsity debate at Reedemers University in Ede, Osun State.
The debate competition was contested between five teams: Three teams of two representatives each from the Political Science department of the University of Ibadan, Obafemi Awolowo University and Osun State University; two teams from the host institution’s Faculty of Law and Political Department.
The different teams spoke for and against the topic: Twitter ban: A violation or adherence to human rights in Nigeria.
UI Representatives, Adebayo Abdulrahman and Olagboyega Stephen, spoke against the ban.
At the end of the competition, the University of Ibadan team emerged victorious accruing 80% points. Obafemi Awolowo University came in second with 55% points. While the host, Redeemers’ University came third with 45%.