The promoter of the Keffi Polo Ranch, Hon Ahmed Wadada Aliyu, has disclosed that one of the cups for the ranch annual Polo tournament be used to honour late business mogul and philanthropist, Captain Hosa Okunbo.
Aliyu who is the Sarkin Yakin of Keffi, in a press release made available to newsmen in Benin City, Edo State, said the honour is in recognition of Okunbo whose philosophic gesture was exemplary.
He noted that Okunbo who died in London on Sunday, August 8th, 2021, contributed immensely to the activities of the Ranch while alive.
He stressed that a trophy in honour of the late Edo born philanthropist have been dedicated for the tournament and it will be duely competed for. The tournament that will see to the introduction of the cup has been scheduled to take place between 8th-14th November, 2021, along Kilometre 45 Abuja –Keffi Express Way Nasarawa State.
According to him, “Ranch holds two tournaments a year in support of Education and Orphans . This year’s tournament is going to be an exception in support of education and the late Captain Hosa Okunbo.
“The late Capt Hosa Okunbo lived for charity. It is also pertinent for you to know that at the take-off of the Keffi Polo Ranch activities in 2015, the late Capt Hosa contributed immensely.
“This is in recognition of my personal relationship and appreciation of all he did. I, on behalf of the Ranch, dedicate a Cup in Honour and memory of the late Great Capt.”