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Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), Okitipupa hosts this year’s National Inter-Tertiary Institutions’ Debate Competition. The format of the debate which will be in British Parliamentary style would also feature a Public Speaking contest. The annual competition which will be the 5th of its kind, will hold between 3rd and 7th, February, 2020 at OSUSTECH’s Main Campus, Okitipupa. According to the “Nigeria Debate Society”, the organiser of the programme, the theme of this year’s debate competition is: “Youth and National Peace”. Reacting to the good news, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Sunday Roberts Ogunduyile stated that he is very delighted about the development and considered it a great honour to the University. He remarked that this will boost the image of the University, make OSUSTECH more popular and further reposition it among the comity of higher institutions in the Country and beyond. The Vice-Chancellor was quick to add that the choice of the organisers to single out OSUSTECH for this honour; may not be unconnected with the feat and excellent performances of the students of the University that participated in last year’s edition hosted by Rivers State University, Port-Harcourt. Prof. Ogunduyile, however, gave the assurances that the Management would put all necessary machinery in place to ensure that the University bequeath the competition, guests and participants a befitting and hitch-free host. It is hereby recalled that Nigeria Debate Society is established with the main responsibility of building young leaders and developing their leadership skills and confidence through public speaking and debating competitions.