By Mike Odiegwu,
The University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) has emerged the winner of the 2022 All Nigeria Universities Debate Championship.
UNIPORT’s Public Relations Officer, Sam Kpenu, said the institution came first out of the 30 Nigerian universities that partook in the championship, which was held at Illorin, the Kwara State capital.
Kpenu in a statement on Saturday quoted the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Owunari Georgewill, as congratulating the debate team and its handlers for the great achievement.
The VC said: “I commend the team and the handlers for bringing this honour to the university. We are indeed very proud of you.
“I am impressed with your performance and as a university, we will do anything that will promote academic excellence in line with the mandate of the university.”
The statement added: “The University of Port Harcourt has a verifiable history and experience in rising to the big occasion when it comes to competing. Our debate team has redefined and conquered the debating frontiers among universities in Nigeria”. (Nation)