SOFPOG Debate: KNUST wins Ashanti inter-universities debate competition

The Society of Family Physicians (SOFPOG) has held an electrifying debate competition for universities in the Ashanti region.

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Garden City University College (GCUC), Christ Apostolic University College and University of Education-Kumasi (UEW-K) are the Universities that participated in the competition.

After the prelims, KNUST and UEW-K were the two schools that were left standing. KNUST however dazzled the judges and emerged victorious at the end of the day. They received a trophy, medals and a cash prize of one thousand cedis while the second and third position schools also received medals and cash prizes.

President of the Ashanti regional Chapter of SOFPOG; Dr. Emmanuel Ati who was also a judge of the competition expressed his excitement at the performance of the students and hoped to institutionalize it.

The motion of the debate was: “Is Ghana close to attaining universal Health Coverage after 62 years?”

The participants expressed excitement about the competition and hoped to make a stronger appearance in subsequent competitions.

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