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Nigerian Navy inaugurates polo club named after Buratai

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The Nigerian Navy has inaugurated its polo club on the Jaji Armed forces Cantonment in Kaduna, named after Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Republic of Benin and worn Chief of Navy Group (COAS) Tukur Buratai.

The commissioning, on Saturday, changed into once the final negate lined up for the Infantry annual management lectures and biennial reunion which started on November 10, on the cantonment.

The Special Guest of Honour, the Secretary to the Executive of the federation, Boss Mustapha, described the naming of the polo club after the worn COAS as worthwhile.

Represented by the Minister of Sports and Youths Sigh, Sunday Dare, Mr Mustapha, stated commissioning of the polo would give the troopers and youths in the Navy an different to harness their skills and to participate fully in the game, a favourite for the navy for over a century.

Earlier, the COAS, Farouk Yahaya, stated naming the polo club after Buratai, changed into once a recognition of his mountainous contributions to the Nigerian Navy because the carrier chief with the longest file, as neatly as to the map of polo in the Navy.

“Buratai is the one who revived the polo sport in the Navy and the crew he fashioned obtained final twelve months’s Al’amin Cup where it competed with 20 groups and this twelve months with 16 groups, winning it support-to-support.

“To address this and moreover to again troops and personnel in polo, changed into once why we named the polo club after him.

“Must always you resolve, the navy damaged-down to absorb cavalry who rode on horses, and even in the NDA now we absorb a quotation where officers are taught the appropriate plot to skedaddle horses for ceremonies,” he stated.

Facilities on the ‘Tukur Yusuf Buratai polo club’ embrace an archery field, air rifle vary, plug direction, cutting-edge club dwelling with a cinema hall, polo field, and horse stables for 20 horses.


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