The National Lottery Authority (NLA), supported by the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Defense and the Veterans Administration Ghana (VAG), has successfully launched VAG Lotto and Super 6 Jackpot.
The launch, which came off yesterday at the NLA’s Brennan Hall in Accra, was attended by the board members, management and staff of the NLA, the board and management of VAG, Lotto Marketing Companies, Private Lotto Operators, Lotto Forecasters, Veterans and a host of other important dignitaries.
The launch was chaired by General C.B. Yaache. With the Defence Minister, Hon. Dominic Nitiwul as the Guest of Honour for the Programme.
According to Hon Nitiwul, one of the biggest achievements of President Akufo-Addo’s Government was the NLA /VAG collaboration.
He said, as part of the benefits of the NLA/ VAG collaboration, eight buses have been procured for the veterans. Along with the head office of VAG being refurbished and the construction of a Military Sports Complex in Tamale, which was partly sponsored by NLA /VAG Collaboration.
He also disclosed that NLA/VAG Lotto would immediately create 10, 000 jobs across the country.
The minister also noted that in effect illegal lottery operations would be a thing of the past. Adding that any private lotto operators, agents, and writers who operate outside the NLA VAG collaboration would be dealt with the law.
The NLA VAG lotto was officially launched by the defence minister on behalf of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
For his part, the Director-General of NLA, Kofi Osei-Ameyaw, stated that his outfit was working hard to champion President Akufo-Addo’s vision of Ghana Beyond Aid and Africa Beyond Aid and that more innovative policies and programmes would be implemented by the authority to maximize revenue generation as well as create jobs.
He acknowledged the efforts of the defense ministry, finance ministry, board, management and staff of both NLA and VAG, Lotto Marketing Companies, Lotto Forecasters, Private Lotto operators, and the media.
A live draw demonstration was conducted for the NLA VAG lotto.
And along that line, the director-general of NLA launched the Super 6 Jackpot Game.
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