Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the International Polo Tournament to be hosted in the state by 2018 will promote the state’s economy.
Speaking during a Courtesy Visit by the Port Harcourt Polo Club at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Wednesday, Governor Wike said the influx of international polo stars from different parts of the world would be beneficial to business interests in the state.
He lauded the Port Harcourt Polo Club for attracting an international tournament to the state, noting that the State Government will support the event.
Governor Wike directed the Sports and Tourism Ministries to work with the Port Harcourt Polo Club to organise a tournament that all Nigerians will be proud of.
He said: “We will support the hosting of the International Polo Tournament . We will partner with the organisers to place Port…
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