Ritman University (RU) students have emerged winners of a debate organised by Women Supporting Women National Conference.
Their colleagues from the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University (IBBU) in Lapai, Niger State, came second in the contest aimed at promoting women emancipation.
The debate with the theme: Women are the backbone of society, they make better leaders, held during the national conference of National Female Students Association of Nigeria, attended by students, women leaders, academics and government representatives.
Delegates were drawn from various tertiary institutions, including the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), University of Benin (UNIBEN), Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU), Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST), Abia State University (ABSU), University of Uyo (UNIUYO), University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), University of Abuja (UNIABUJA), and Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic in Rivers State.
Christiana Obiala, Melody Dodoh and Enobong Nyahette debated for Ritman University and spoke in support of the theme.
The conference was designed to encourage female students to discuss opportunities, promote spirit of entrepreneurship, education, health, security and economic empowerment.
Source: The Nation