Centenary Tournament: Kaduna Polo Rakes In Over N150m, More Expected

    L-R: President Kaduna Polo Club, Suleiman Abubakar, Tournament Manager, Honourable Ibrahim Kontagora and Secretary of the club, Ibrahim Kankia at the cheque presentation on Saturday October 6, 2018 ahead of the centenary tournament.
    By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
    With more still being expected, the Kaduna Polo  Club has raked in over N150m Naira from its cheque presentation ceremony  held on Saturday October 6, 2018.
    President of the  club, Suleiman Abubakar disclosed this while fielding questions from newsmen after the cheques presentation at the Ahmadu Yakubu Polo Club House, Murtala Square, Kaduna.
    “The Kaduna Centenary Polo Tourney is a legacy one, in which we intend to hold the highest goal game, 20-goal match,” he said.
    Speaking further,  he said that everyday of the tournament has its own unique event.
    Abubakar said that the traditional sponsors of the Georgian Cup, First Bank are sponsoring this year’s edition with N20m.
    “All clubs in Nigeria invited to participate in this centenary tournament.
    At the presentation, the following were among those who donated.
    Leventis Group N2m
    Alhaji Lawal Garba N500,000
    Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) N5m
    Alba Wealth N2m
    Julius Berger N1m
    Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) N5m
    EL-Amin  Group N1m
    Jerry Utility N2m
    Ibako Oil and Gas N150,000
    Solkad Trading $10,000
    Musaco Investments and Property Ltd N500,000
    Dangote Salt N250,000
    GMT Energy N1m
    Deebee Farms N250,000
    Polo Riding Academy N1m
    Asokoro Farms N250,000
    Deluxe Suites N250,000
    Pro Unitate FGC Kaduna 1981 set  N1m
    Urban Shelter N1m
    Nigerian Army N500,000
    Brigadier Dan Ali N500,000
    Royal Arms N100,000


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