The Central Financial institution of Nigeria (CBN) has mentioned that the 13th version of the CBN-sponsored Golf Event would maintain on the IBB Worldwide Golf and Nation Membership, on Dec. 5, regardless of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Mr Osita Nwanisobi made this identified in a press release issued on Wednesday in Abuja, preparatory to the occasion.
Nwanisobi mentioned the event had grow to be an essential characteristic within the Calendar of Occasions of the celebrated IBB Golf membership of distinguished folks, and as such, efforts have to be made by CBN to maintain the event alive.
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He, nonetheless, mentioned that the Sports activities Codes and Protocol accepted by the Presidential Activity Power (PTF) for the resumption of non-contact sports activities within the nation could be noticed in the course of the event.
“Although the worldwide sporting calendar for 2020 has been vastly disrupted as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, I’m glad to notice that it has not affected the scheduling of this yr’s version of the event.
“As you’re little doubt conscious, the CBN has over time made exceptional contributions to the event of sports activities in Nigeria by annual sponsorship of the CBN Junior and Senior Open Tennis Championship in addition to the All Monetary Establishments Soccer Competitors.
“Our goal of sponsoring the CBN Governor’s Golf Cup, which started in 2007, is to create a relaxed and leisure ambiance for distinguished personalities in authorities.
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“It’s also for the organised personal sector, elder statesmen and members of the diplomatic corps, simply to say a number of.
“The event additionally creates a platform for interplay, cultivation of friendship that promotes the physiological, psychological and emotional well-being of gamers.
“Most significantly, it creates a possibility to showcase latent skills and get suggestions on our insurance policies and initiatives,” Nwanisobi mentioned.
Based on him, trophies and prizes shall be competed for in numerous classes together with Males’s Class I (Handicap 0 – 14); Males’s Class II (Handicap 15-28), Girls’ Class I (Handicap 0 -20) and Girls’ Class II (Handicap 21 -30).
Others are Veterans Class for males and girls. Auxiliary prizes for Nearest to the Pin for Girls, Males and CBN Employees; Longest Drive for Girls, Males and CBN Employees. Lastly, the General Winner carts away the very best Nett Prize.
Trophies and prizes would additionally compete for CBN Employees Class, CBN retired workers Class and CBN Friends Class.
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