Toastmasters Intl certifies 4 LASU students Competent Communicators




Global Headquarters of Toastmasters International in the United State of America has certified four Lagos State University (LASU) students as Competent Communicators following their advancement to the final round of Twelve (12) University Students in the just concluded 2014 Nigerian Championship of Public Speaking.
According to a statement by LASU public relations officer, Kayode Sutton, the four undergraduate students, Fadare Oluwaseun and Onagoruwa A. Ayodeji of History and International Relations Department, as well as Babatunde T. Michael and Omolaja O. Christianah from the Faculty of Law were honoured as Competent Communicators after they had successfully delivered10 speeches in the contest.
To secure their participation in the contest, the LASU Authority had provided them with the sum of N100,000 (one hundred thousand naira).
The competition, which was held between Tuesday June 8 and Saturday June 12, 2014, at the Toastmasters West Africa Secretariat, Abuja, produced Fadare Kehinde Oluwaseun as the third place winner of the 2014 Nigeria Championship of Public Speaking, while Onagoruwa Ayodeji Ayotunde was singled out for excellence as she was awarded the Most Consistent Female Speaker in the contest.[eap_ad_2]
Above all, the four students also got a Certificate of Participation, and were exposed to several academic/career realities and trainings on public speaking skills during the competition.
In an appreciation letter to the University Authority signed on behalf of the students by the team leader, Fadare Kehinde and addressed to the Vice Chancellor, Prof. John Obafunwa, the students expressed gratitude to the University Management for the financial assistance, support and concern towards showcasing their public speaking skill at the global platform.
The Vice- Chancellor, on his part congratulated the students for flying the flag of LASU in the competition. He noted that such achievements would go a long way in staking further, the claim of LASU as one of the best universities in Nigeria.
He expressed the willingness of the University Management to continue to identify and sponsor outstanding students to such competitions, and encouraged all LASU Students to borrow a leaf from the four highfliers by discovering their talents and strengths, harnessing them for their benefits and by extension, the Lagos State University.[eap_ad_3]

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