Niger Delta University wins first inter-university political debate in South South

Yenagoa, March 17, 2017 (TNE): Niger Delta University (NDU) has won the first inter-university
political debate for undergraduate students of political science in the South-South zone, our correspondent reports.
The theme of the debate which was recently hosted by the Federal University, Otu-Oke, was, “Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) And African Development Agenda”.
The host also participated alongside the University of Port Harcourt (Uniport) and the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education (IAUE), Port Harcourt.
The NDU represented by Jonah Pius, Moses Diton, Fano Deseye Jennifer and Orufa Dan Woyengikuro, scored a cumulative 237.7 points to win the trophy while FUO got 233.8, IUE 227.4 and Uniport 225.6.
The Coordinator of the NDU team, Dr. Philips Okolo handed over the trophy to the Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Humphrey Ogoni, during a  presentation ceremony at the VC’s Conference Room on Friday.
Okolo described the debate as fierce, stressing that he had challenged the debating students not to be inhibited by the poor state of infrastructure in the NDU but deliver the intellect and academic content
deposited in them by lecturers of the department.
He said he was delighted that the school won the competition in spite of the challenges of lack of logistics and time constraint as the NDU was midway into semester examinations.
The VC, who received the trophy in the presence of the university management staff, including the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Admin), Prof. Samuel Edoumiekumo, Acting Registrar.
Others present are Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences,  Prof. Ibaba S. Ibaba, among others.
The Vice Chancellor commended the students for being good ambassadors of the university. (TNE)
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