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.