By Mitchelle Uzorka, 10:58am
The University of Port Harcourt(UNIPORT) students emerged the winner of this year’s All Nigeria Universities Debate Championship.
The students came tops out of the other 30 Nigerian Universities represented by their students in the championship which was held at Illorin, the Kwara State Capital.
The Vice Chancellor, Professor Owunari Georgewill, on behalf of Council, Senate, Staff and the entire students of the University, congratulated the Debate Team and their handlers for this great achievement.
This was conveyed in a statement by the VC, where he said” I commend the Team and the handlers for bringing this honour to the University. We are indeed very proud of you.”
He also added,” I am so 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.”
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