Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board has flagged off a public debate competition for students of Junior Secondary Schools in the state.
The debate began with three selected schools in Ilorin East local government, namely Sango-Okesuna Junior Secondary School, Pake Ilorin, Government Day Junior Secondary School, Karumo; and Junior Secondary School, Olokuta.
Speaking on the sideline of the event, Chairman of SUBEB, Professor Sheu Adaramaja said that programme was put together to groom students Junior Secondary classes across the 16 local government areas ahead of the December 2021 Presidential Debate to which Kwara has been invited to participate.
The debate which took place live on the state owned radio station continues next Thursday, with students from Ilorin West Local Government Area and others in the coming weeks.
Reporting by Lawrence Afolabi; Edited by Adeniyi Bakare