The Nigerian Army has announced the postponement of the National Pro Army Golf Tournament competition over the spread of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) in the country.
The golf tournament was scheduled to hold from 21-22 March and was expected to gather hundreds of professionals and amateur golfers from all over the country and Africa, in addition to the caddies, other support staff and spectators. The Nigerian Army in a statement on Friday announced the postponement, despite the large number of players that had already arrived for the tournament while the Pro Tour started today.
A statement circulated by the Club Captain, Brig-Gen. A. Ariyibi read in part; “In the light of the overarching health interest of all players however and in compliance with government directives aimed at stemming the spread of the virus, the competition is hereby postponed. “Another date would be communicated when appropriate. All inconveniences are hereby regretted.