Adedimeji Quayyim Abdul-Hafeez
Moot Debate and Quiz Society (MDQS), University of Ilorin Chapter has concluded the recently held Yusuf Ola-Olu Ali Moot Competition.
The competition which held through 15th to 17th April had in attendance and participation, teams from Adekunle Ajasin University, Lagos State University, National Open University of Nigeria, University of Jos, University of Lagos, University of Ibadan, Obafemi Awolowo University, University of Benin and the host institution, University of Ilorin.
The competition was aimed at testing the advocacy and legal skills of the competing institutions and to honour the legal doyen Mallam Yusuf Ola-Olu Ali SAN
Team OAU cliched the prize for the Moot and Mock trial while Team UI emerged as the runner-up of the category. Team UniLawrin emerged champions while Team Unijos came second in the Quiz category and the Debate category saw Team UI emerged winners while Team OAU emerged as the runner-up for the category. The best counsel for the Moot trial emerged from Team LASU who was awarded on the Mock finals on Wednesday 17th of April, 2018.
The adjudicators expressed gratitude to the organizers of the competition for creating an avenue for various teams of various law faculties accross Nigeria and expressed satisfaction at the high level of justice applied in the collation of performances and results of the teams.
They enjoined the counsels and participants to see the competition as an avenue to learn the application of the knowledge of law in their quest for academic excellence.