Representatives of Fountain University, Osogbo have participated in the 2015 Nigeria Private Universities’ Debate Competition Season 3 hosted by Nigeria Turkish Nile University, Abuja. The competition, which ran from Monday 18th to Thursday 21st May, 2015, had representatives from seven private universities in Nigeria including Babcock University, Nigeria Turkish Nile University, Veritas University, University of Mkar, Mkar, Igbinedion University, and Baze University. The Fountain Debate Team , made up of Dr. A.K Salau; Mr Dele Rasak; Mr. Animashaun and ten students drawn from the two colleges, came fourth and was declared the best coordinated team in the competition.
Cross Section of FUO Debate Team
While receiving the team, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Bashir Ademola Raji, was grateful to Allah for a safe trip and a worthy participation of the University team at the contest. He then congratulated and urged them not to be weighed down by their performance. He charged them to transform the team into a student-run debate club that will lead to the inculcation of debating culture on campus. He emphasized that ability to articulate ideas is one of the selling points of a 21st Century graduate regardless of class of degree.