University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), debate team has won the first west African debate championship which was held at Ghana.
UNILORIN which was represented by Hawau Abikan & David Ejim competed against school from West Africa including:
1. University of Ghana, Legon
2. Covenant University, Otta
3. University of Lagos
4. Zenith University College, Accra
5. Federal University of Technology Akure
6. Islamic University College, Accra
7. University of Calabar
8. Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA)
9. Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti
10. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi
11. University of Ilorin
12. Africa Leadership University, Mauritius
13. Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike
The maiden Genesis Debate tournament, is an International Open tournament opem to undergraduate and postgraduate students from Nigeria, Ghana & Mauritius and held from the 4th till 7th of January in Accra, Ghana.