Mohammed Babangida is a highly skilled player of polo. He is a member of the Kaduna Polo Club. He is a leader in this current generation of young polo players. The Kaduna Polo Club has its headquarters in Kaduna, Nigeria. The Kaduna Polo Club is associated with the Nigerian Polo Association.
In many ways Mohammed Babangida is emblematic of the economic transformation of Nigeria. As Nigeria has become more affluent, the sport of polo has grown in popularity and has attracted a new generation of players.
A list of distinguished players consists of established aristocrats like Dawule Baba, fondly known as "Teacher, Mallam Ahmed Dasuki, Deputy Senate President Ibrahim Mantu, the VP Abubakar Atiku, who is also the President of Yola Polo Club to mention a few. Mohammed (Muha) Babangida, the scion of the Babangida family is a leader in this generation of young polo players who would fly the flag of polo in Nigeria into the next generation.
But Mohammed Babangida has many polo compatriots. His contemporaries include Sulaiman Abubakar, a multi- millionaire with chains of businesses in Nigeria and South Africa. Others in the far north include youthful millionaire, Ibrahim Zakari, the proud owner of the Kaduna ICN, an emerging polo force in Africa. Royal Fathers are not left out at the most polo tournaments. among the regulars at tournaments are the president of Nigeria Polo Association (NPA) and Emir of Katsina His Royal Highness, Alhaji Muhammadu Kabir Usman, Emir of Kano Alhaji (dr) Ado Bayero, Alhaji Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Senator Idris Ibrahim Kuta, Alhaji Aminu Dantata, Alhaji Sani Dangote, Lagos Polo Club Chairman, Alhaji Hassan Hadeja, Kaduna Polo Club Chairman, Alhaji Tijjani Hashim, Galadiman Kano, Major General MA Garba (rtd), Alhaji Audu Usman Nagoggo, Majidadin Katsina, Ambassador Zakari Ibrahim, amongst others. With the leadership of Mohammed Babangida the future popularity of polo in Nigeriais virtually assured.