Access Bank Polo 2023: A Grand Event Promoting Education, Philanthropy
The annual Access Bank Polo and Charity event held at the prestigious Guards Polo Club in Egham, Surrey once again brought together royalty, diplomats, political leaders, the business community, and supporters of Access Bank. This magnificent gathering not only showcased the elite sport of polo but also served as a platform to raise funds for providing quality education to underprivileged children.
In partnership with the Fifth Chukker Resort, the Access Bank Polo event aims to empower underprivileged children through education. The proceeds from the event contribute to the construction of much-needed infrastructure and facilities, ensuring that these deserving children have the opportunity to dream, learn, and grow.
This year’s event achieved an incredible milestone with the generous pledge of 100 classroom blocks. This achievement reflects the unwavering commitment of Access Bank, its partners, and donors to create a lasting impact in the lives of underprivileged children. These new classroom blocks will provide countless more children with access to a safe and nurturing educational environment.
Since its inception, this initiative has benefited over 80,000 children through the construction of schools funded by the event. These facilities not only provide education but also serve as beacons of hope, inspiring future generations to aspire for a brighter future.
Access Bank takes immense pride in being a driving force in promoting equal education opportunities. The organization firmly believes that every child, regardless of their socio-economic background, deserves the chance to thrive and succeed.
With the resounding success of the Access Bank Polo event, Access Bank remains steadfast in its commitment to creating a world where every child has access to quality education. The continued support and collaboration of partners, sponsors, and attendees play a crucial role in changing lives and uplifting communities.
The Access Bank Polo, combined with this noble Charity event, has established itself as an extraordinary corporate gathering in London, bringing together influential individuals and organizations for a noble cause. The commitment to providing underprivileged children with educational opportunities is commendable, and the results speak for themselves. With each passing year, more lives are transformed, and the potential for a brighter future becomes a reality for countless children. Access Bank’s endeavors serve as a beacon of hope, highlighting the power of collective efforts to make a meaningful difference in society.
The event was graced by the presence of His Majesty, Ogiame Atuwatse Ill, the Twenty-First Olu of the Warri Kingdom; Her Majesty, the Queen Consort of the Warri Kingdom, Olori Atuwatse IlI; HH, The 14th Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi; Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State; Mosun Belo-Olusoga, former Chairman of Access Bank PIc (2015-2019); Dr. Ajoritsedere Awosika, former Chairman of Access Bank PIc (2019-2023); Paul Usoro (SAN), Chairman of Access Bank Plc and Chairman of Coronation Capital, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede; Herbert Wigwe, Group MD/CEO of Access Holdings PIc; Roosevelt Ogbonna, Group Managing Director of Access Bank Plc, and Amaechi Okobi, Chief Brand and Communications Officer of Access Holdings Plc, among other dignitaries.