Ahamadu Yakubu was a Nigerian born polo player it is believed he was born somewhere between the late 1940s or mid 1950's in batchama to kaka Yakubu. at 4 he was working in the fields scaring away birds from the crops with a sling shot. at 11 he left home and worked from numerous Alhaji in and around Kaduna. he worked with horses mostly in the stables and gained a knowledge about these magnificent creatures like no one else.
Once even beating Prince Charles he was praised to be the worlds "best black back" as this was his position in polo. he was diagnosed with prostate cancer and died in 1997 the kaduna polo club as re-named after him "Ahamadu Yakubu polo club".