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IBTD: Stephanie Gets Semifinal Spot

15-year-old Stephanie Ehi Ameh of The International School, University of Lagos is through to the semifinals of the ‘I Beg To Differ’ debate tournament.

Stephanie defeated 12-year-old Ebule Timothy Chukwuebuka of Bijamic Private School.

The contestants argued for and against the topic, "Families of Kidnap Victims Should be Allowed to Pay Ransom."

After the first round of debate, the contestants tied at 97 points and this forced them into a tie-breaker round.

For the tie-breaker, the candidates switched sides in their arguments.

Stephanie Ehi Ameh won the round with 157 points to her opponent's 134.

Her win sees her advance to the semifinals.

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