Ahead of the 2016 Kaduna International Polo Tournament, N29.5m was raised Saturday night during the cheque presentation from sponsors, held at the Ahmadu Yakubu Polo Club House. The biggest sponsorship of N5m was presented by Katsina State Government.
Telecoms giants, MTN Nigeria presented N3m, while Ecobank and Imani and Sons were third with N2m. Seven individuals and organizations presented N1m each. They are Niger State Governor, Alhaji Sani Bello, Lamido Adamawa, Alhaji Mohammed Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, Air Peace and El Amin Group. Others that doled out N1m are Dangote Group and Leadway Assurance.
Several sponsors supported with N500, 000, with Barbedos Cars leading the pack. Others that were noted are Nigeria Polo Federation President, Francis Ogboro, Alhaji Ibrahim Magnet and Liyafa Palace Hotel.
Other sponsors are Faro Water (N300, 00), Dangote Sugar and Dangote Salt each doled out N250,000, while Dangote Flour supported with N200,000.