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El-Rufai Hails Access Bank On UNICEF Charity Shield Polo

Posted: May 27, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Kaduna State governor-elect, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, has commended Access Bank Plc. for its commitment to the UNICEF Charity Shield Polo.

El-Rufai, who made this declaration at the Kangimi Resort, Kaduna venue of the ongoing polo tournament, commended the the bank in promoting charity, polo and sports generally in the country.

El-Rufai, who was represented by his deputy, Bala Bantex, bowled the ball to officially gallop off the 2015 edition of the Charity Shield tournament.

DeeBee Farm defeated Akasma 7-21/2 in the first game of the Charity.

The governor-elect urged other corporate organisations to emulate Access Bank commitment to charity and sport promotion across the country, given the positive effect the event has had on the lives of venerable children in the society.

Meanwhile, the polo tournament, which saw Fifth Chukker team defeat Kangimi to win the Argentine Ambassador’s Cup on Sunday,  enters its  crucial stages  today (Wednesday)  with high goal teams vying for the Access Bank Cup and the Charity Shield respectively.

The week-long Charity polo fiesta that attracted over 15 teams this year is revered as one of the biggest charity polo fiestas in the continent. The event ends Sunday with the Charity Shield Cup grand finale.