OAU Wins Yusuff Ali Moot And Mock Competition
The Faculty of Law of the University of Ilorin was defeated by the Faculty of Law of the Obafemi Awolowo University yesterday, Wednesday 25th of may, in the finals of the Yusuff Alli Moot and Mock competition that held at the University of Ilorin
The Faculty of Law, OAU, were said to have dazed and dazzled the audience and other competing Universities by the forensic eloquence coupled with a top-notch knowledge of moot and mock trial displayed by Ehimosan Olukolade and Otuyiga Olasunkanmi of Team OAU during the mock trial.
Obafemi Awolowo University evicted Lagos State University at the moot which qualified them for the mock trial.
The climax of the mock trial was when the Judges stood up to give standing ovation for both counsels representing Obafemi Awolowo University while giving their final addresses.
Other students in team OAU are Adeniyi Ayomiposi and Akindolire David who represented TeamOAU in the debate and Tijani Taofeek and Agboola Elijah.
When asked, one of the students that represented the Obafemi Awolowo University in the Moot and Mock trial, Otuyiga ‘Sunkanmi, how he felt about team OAU’s feat and he had this to say;
“Hmm, I feel good! … It was my debut moot and also my first mock experience… Its an awesome feeling to have won my first moot and mock competition”.