PH POLO CLUB CHUKKAS’ AHEAD OF 50TH ANNIVERSARY TOURNEY.
… anniversary will showcase tourism potentials of Rivers State, President of the Club, Dr Dimkpa says.
Ahead of the January 2022 Golden Jubilee celebration of Port Harcourt Polo Club, Rivers State, some founding fathers, Polo veterans and members of the club, today embacked on an extraordinary practice chukkas.
This Sunday chukka, according to the President of the Club, Dr Chukwudi Dimkpa, is in preparation towards the club’s 50th anniversary 2022 tournament.
Engr Dimkpa, Managing Director of Strata Base Group, one of the sponsors’ of the tournament, used the occasion to announce that the anniversary tournament is open for sponsorship participation, urging cooperate bodies and individuals to take advantage of the opportunity to showcase their products and services.
He assured that the planned 2021 50th anniversary is well packed, and is ultimately an avenue to showcase Rivers State and the Niger Delta region as a business, sporting and tourism destination of choice.
“Today is one of those preparations for the golden jubilee 50th anniversary tournament of the club”.
“We want to showcase equestrian sports, that’s polo, we want to showcase the culture of the state and the region and generally give the inhabitants of Rivers State something to look forward to in the new year 2022”.
Dr Chukwudi Dimkpa who is also Chairman, South South Zone and board member, Karate Federation of Nigeria, was very gladdened at the presence of His Excellency, king Alfred Diete-Spiff, Amanyanabo of Twon-Brass, and the array of Polo veterans who turned out for today’s practice chukka.
He emphasised on his promise that the scheduled tournament of the 50th Golden Jubilee of the Club will bring to Rivers and Niger Delta people something cheering to look forward to in 2022 when the anniversary kicks-off.
“We had practice chukkas, and we are fortunate to have the former Governor of Old Rivers State, His Royal Majesty, Alfred Diete-Spiff, a two-term president of the club, in fact one of the founders of this club, and we had him in our midst today and he showed his old skills of polo and mounted with us today”
“So come 9th to 15th of January, the Port Harcourt Polo Club is shutting down Rivers State”, Dr Chukwudi Dimkpa concluded.
The Port Harcourt Polo Club 50th Golden Jubilee anniversary celebration tournament holds between 9th to 15th January, 2021.
November 21st, 2021.