The delegation of Ekiti State University to the annual oratory contest held at the University of Lagos, Akoka has emerged victorious defeating six universities from the South West, Nigeria.
The competition which is known as Prof. Femi Raji Oratory Contest is an annual competition by students of the English Departments of the South West Universities to test the oratory skills and presentation prowess of English undergraduates.
EKSU team led by Anjorin Oluwadamilare Gideon discussed the topic “NYSC: A tool for National Unity” and the presentation was adjudged to be the best ahead of University of Lagos, Bowen University, University of Ibadan and other contestants. A statement by the Deputy Registrar, Information & Corporate Affairs of Ekiti State University, Ajibade Olubunmi quoted the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Samuel Oye Bandele as commending the award winners for making the institution proud. Professor Bandele said that the success was a correct measure of the quality of training received in Ekiti State University.
The Vice-Chancellor assured the team who had qualified to represent the South West region at the national competition scheduled for Abia State University in March that the University would give them all necessary support to excel.