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Polo Stars celebrate Rivers Golden Jubilee

Representative of Rivers State Governor and Secretary to the State Government, Hon Kenneth Kobani kicking off the Rivers at 50 Polo Tournament on Saturday.
Alternate Chairman of the Rivers State Golden Jubilee Celebration Committee, Chief Onueze Okocha (SAN) exchanging pleasantries with a player at the Rivers at 50 Polo Tournament on Saturday.
Representative of Rivers State Governor and Secretary to the State Government, Hon Kenneth Kobani with President of Port Harcourt Polo Club, Mr Ibiwari Pepple during the Rivers at 50 Polo Tournament on Saturday
Cross Section of Polo Players during the Rivers at 50 Polo Tournament on Saturday


Polo players from across the country gathered in Port Harcourt  at the weekend for the Rivers at 50 Polo Tournament  hosted by the Port Harcourt Polo Club.
 
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike  represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Hon. Kenneth Kobani during the Polo Tournament  stated that  the  popularity  of Polo as a sport is growing across the state. 
 
The governor  said  that Polo is no longer  a sport exclusively for the elite as it is now a sport for all lovers of competition. 
 
He said: “As a government that believes in doing things for the generality  of the populace, the Rivers State Government is proud  to be associated  with Polo.
 
“Port Harcourt Polo Club in its own unique way, put up the Golden Jubilee Polo Tournament to celebrate  the  Rivers State Golden Jubilee “.
 
Governor Wike  assured  the Port Harcourt  Polo Club of the continued support for the  sport, noting that awareness for the game will be  heightened. 
 
He appealed  to  the  people of the state to support all aspects of the Rivers Golden Jubilee Celebration. 
 
Representative  of Governor  Wike  handed out prizes and trophies  to winners at the Polo Tournament. 
 
The representative of the Governor was assisted by  the  Alternate Chairman of the Golden Jubilee Celebration Committee, Chief Onueze Okocha, SAN. 
 

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