From: TONY JOHN, Port Harcourt
The Port Harcourt Polo membership has declared its readiness to stage a repeat of international Polo tournament it hosted in January, 2017, to commemorate the Rivers State Golden Jubilee celebrations.
Former President of the membership and Chairman of the Golden Jubilee Committee (Media/Publicity), Ibifri Bobmanuel, who spoke in Port Harcourt, on Wednesday, mentioned the membership wants to use Polo competitors to showcase the state’s funding potentials and entice traders.
Bobmanuel, who can be the President, Rivers Entrepreneurs and traders discussion board (REIF), additional disclosed that the upcoming fiesta could be fun-stuffed, including that sufficient preparations had been perfected to make the tournament a success.
He disclosed that Governor Nyesom Wike would grace the occasion, including that amazing personalities within the united states can be in the State to witness the individuality of Port Harcourt world Polo event.
“we will be able to be converging right here on April 22, for the mummy of all tournaments, Polo. The governor will grace the event and lots of vital personalities round Nigeria will come to feel at dwelling in Port Harcourt and once again really feel the trade pulse of the garden metropolis”, he stated.
additionally speaking, President of the membership, Ibiwari Pepple, said Port Harcourt Polo membership had been known for its distinguished tournaments, declaring that the State capital would use the celebration to exhibit its tourism potentials and hospitality.
He said: “it is all the time a window for tourism promoting in Rivers State. This one is a Jubilee model. the federal government desires us to arrange the adventure. we’re calling in avid gamers round Nigeria and the best will probably be here. enjoyable-fare shall be certain as a result of now we have artistes coming to operate. we’re showcasing Rivers artistes and we be sure that everything will probably be groovy.
“We must thank the governor of the state, Nyesom Wike, for trusting the membership so much and for being of wonderful assist; always coming thru for us. We promise not to let him down. he will come and see the kind of Polo being played in Port Harcourt”.
Captain of the club, Michael Ogolo, defined: “This event is for sooner or later; but, we’re striking seven days efforts to it. now we have the world neighborhood in Port Harcourt and some ambassadors that might grace the get together to make it very grandiose.
” We can not afford to make it one bit lower than what we have now been doing. We invite your complete Nigeria to return and have fun the 50 years anniversary of our state and how polo makes Port Harcourt thick. now we have a governor who’s tourism-driven and loves polo. He wants us to exhibit polo and put the state in good gentle, all to point out that Rivers State is open for business”.