14-year-old Qoowiyyah Wuraola Salam of At-Tanzeel Schools is through to the semifinals of the ‘I Beg To Differ’ debate tournament.
Salam defeated 15-year-old Artemus Pius-Omo of New Estate Baptist School.
The contestants argued for and against the topic, "Tolling Should Resume At The Lekki-Ikoyi Bridge & Lekki Tollgate."
In the first round of debate, the participants tied and moved on to the tie-breaker round.
For the tie-breaker, the candidates switched sides in their arguments.
Qoowiyyah Wuraola Salam won the tiebreaker round and advanced to the semifinals of the tournament.
Her win sees her joining Hameed Olarenwaju, Kolade Stephen in the semifinal of the tournament.