Zaria Polo Tournament sees 9 States jostling for honours

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9 nine states jostling for honours at Zaria Polo tourney

Nine state are participating in the Zaria Polo Tournament which began on Saturday, the Chairman, Zaria Polo Club, Alhaji Sambo Shehu-Idris said on Sunday.

Shehu-Idris, who disclosed this in Zaria, said Rivers, Katsina, Kaduna, Plateau, Bauchi, Adamawa, Sokoto were among the nine at the opening ceremony.

Shehu-Idris, who is also the son of the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris and the District Head of Birmi da Kewaye, said the competition would last for a week.

He said that members of the club were happy with the turnout of professional and non-professional players and polo fans.

The club chairman said the goal of the event was to foster national unity among Nigerians.

Shehu-Idris applauded the support the club was enjoying from stakeholders, including the Kaduna State Government, MTN Nigeria, Nigerian Army, Zazzau Emirate Council, the press and patrons of the club.

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