In a compelling showcase of eloquence and legal acumen, Rasheedat Quareebat Olayemi, a dedicated 300-level law student from Al-Hikmah University, emerged triumphant in a recent debate on drug abuse. The event, held on December 5th, 2023, at the prestigious Atlantic Event Palace, brought together a consortium of universities in Kwara State, showcasing the intellectual prowess of students in addressing critical societal issues.
The debate, organized by the Federation of International Women’s Lawyers, aimed to raise awareness about the pressing problem of drug abuse among the youth. Rasheedat’s articulate arguments and insightful perspectives not only impressed the judges but also resonated with the audience, positioning her as a beacon of advocacy and change.
The event, attended by representatives from various universities, featured a robust exchange of ideas, emphasizing the importance of collaboration in tackling the complex issue of drug abuse. Rasheedat’s victory underscored not only her personal achievement but also the commitment of Al-Hikmah University to nurturing socially conscious and empowered individuals.
The Federation of International Women’s Lawyers, in recognizing the significance of such debates in fostering informed dialogue, expressed their satisfaction with the participants’ depth of knowledge and engagement. The event stands as a testament to the power of academic discourse to address real-world challenges.
Rasheedat Quareebat Olayemi’s success in this debate reflects not only her dedication to her academic pursuits but also her passion for contributing meaningfully to societal well-being. As she continues her journey in law, her achievement serves as inspiration for aspiring debaters and advocates across Kwara State.