Calabar — THE Nigerian Navy has donated a brand new tractor to the Calabar Golf club to make it neat and among the best Golf Clubs in the country.
Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ola Ibrahim who handed over the tractor and its key to the Cross River State Commissioner for Sports and Youth Development, Mr. Patrick Ugbe, said it was part of its efforts towards contributing to the development of sports in the country.
The CNS who was represented by the Flag officer Commanding Eastern Naval Command, Calabar, Rear Admiral Olufemi Ogunjimi said the Navy had always taken interest in the development of sports in Nigeria.
According to him, the Nigerian navy takes active participation in the development of sports adding that a handful of naval personnel had taken interest in game of golf.
Receiving the tractor on behalf of the Calabar Golf Club, the Commissioner for Sports and Youth Development, Mr. Ugbe accompanied by the Commissioner for Environment, Dr. Sandy Onor and the Chief of Protocol to Governor Liyel Imoke, Mr. Igbe Aruku, said the donation was in fulfillment of the CNS promise to the state.
Ugbe said that the state had always enjoyed good partnership with the navy and commended the force for the gesture.