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6 Nigerian Students Wins International Debate Championship in Malaysia

6 Nigerian Students Wins International Debate Championship in Malaysia

Mr Badaru said 6 Junior Secondary School students from Katsina represented Nigeria at the competition. Four of them were females.

The Katsina team that represented Nigeria at the International Debate Championship in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has emerged winner of the competition after beating the host Malaysian team.

Nigerian Students Wins
Nigerian Students Wins

The Katsina team secured the ticket to represent Nigeria after becoming runners-up at the 2021 Presidential Inter-Schools debate championship in Lagos.

Nigerian Students Wins

Aminu Badaru, the spokesperson for Katsina State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), disclosed this in a statement on Sunday.

He said the debate focused on current affairs, especially the Russia-Ukraine war, public-private schools and two-party-multi-party government systems.

The championship was held between September 14 and 22.

Nigerian Students Wins

Mr Badaru said six Junior Secondary School students from Katsina represented Nigeria at the competition. Four of them were females. He said Lawal Buhari-Daura, SUBEB Executive Chairman, who led the team, described theIR performance as wonderful.

“Buhari-Daura also said that winning the trophy by the team was a clear testimony of the commitment of Governor Aminu Masari’s resolve to resuscitate the lost glory of education in the state,” said the statement.

Nigerian Students Wins

He assured the Presidential Schools Debate of Nigeria (PSDN) that the Katsina team would continue to make the state and the country proud in future competitions.

Mr Buhari-Daura commended the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for its support of the development of basic education in Katsina.

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