By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
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