Akingbemila Victoria a 400 level law student of Bowen University emerged as the winner of “Before You Speak” public speaking contest.
The public speaking banter which began over a week now saw over 391 applicants of which 60% made it through to the tournament.
After days of intellectual challenge, Victoria the current pioneer president of Bowen University debate club and an unapologetic women’s right activist emerged as the champion.
#Before You Speak is a public speaking platform championed by Leader Izu Samuel, an internationally recognized public speaking coach, and Dr Mazi Eze an English speaking expert.
The tournament was not just bourne out of magnanimity but intellectual cheerfulness to unite public speakers in the globe, during this lockdown.
Speaking to Victoria, she, in her words “didnt think it would be possible to pull off an online public speaking tournament, but the organizers showed her otherwise”
She futher said ” She appreciates their zest and efforts in bring public speakers together and giving us a platform to make our voice heard. This is a very amazing opportunity for public speakers nationwide. She concluded.