The Chief Of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has urged personnel of the Nigerian Army to keep fit and exercise regularly by engaging in sporting activities.
Buratai gave the charge at the inauguration of the remodeled Rhino Golf Club, 3 Division Nigeria Army, Rukuba, near Jos.
General Buratai who was represented by Maj John Malu, Commander, Corps Engineers, also enjoined men and officers to, in addition to other games, learn the game of golf.
He stated that it is in realization of the importance of golf that he recently directed the establishment of the Eagle Golf Course at the Musa Yar’adua Barrack in Abuja.
He commended the General Officer Commanding 3 Division, Maj.-Gen. Nuhu Angbazo, for his commitment to renovating the Rhino golf course, saying the course could stand among the best in the country.
Rhino Golf Course was constructed in 1992 and was officially commissioned by former President Ibrahim Babangida in 1993.