Nigeria- Lottery Commission to launch Naija National Game to create jobs

The National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) has set out plans to launch its own gaming company. This motive was part of the government’s directives that government agencies should create means to reduce the high rate of unemployment the country is experiencing, especially during the pandemic that has seen several job losses in the state. It was disclosed during the democracy day celebration.

Lanre Gbajabiamila

Mr. Lanre Gbajabiamila disclosed that a new technology-driven game, Naija National Game, to be launched very soon, was the outcome of out of the box innovative engagements of the commission. It added that the National Game alone could generally turn things around for the commission and lottery business.

Further, Gbajabiamila, assured the nation that the commission is now better positioned to contribute more meaningfully towards the generation of employment for our teeming youth and funding of the federal government’s development project. That stakeholder in the lottery business the commission is fully synced with the federal government’s efforts in fighting poverty and unemployment in the country. In contrast, the commission would do all within its power to create an avenue for the generation of wealth and employment opportunities for Nigerians. In contrast, he stated that the commission had already put machinery and policies in place that were steadily effectuating enhanced revenue generation and remittance of funds to the government’s office.

Not only that, the NLRC helmsman said that the commission has also become more agile and innovative in its activities and programs with superior capacity for developing profound games that would automatically translate to greater prosperity and more jobs for the Nigerian youths. He said the commission under his leadership was committed to the vision of the President Muhammadu Buhari in making life easier for the people. While stressing that aftermath of the break out of the COVID-19, the commission has dedicated more time, resources, creativity, and innovation to improve its activities.

The director General appealed to the lottery business operators to always abide by the commission’s rules and regulations, maintaining that the commission would spare no operator found guilty of any misconduct or any act of criminality. At 60, he said the lottery business had seen a new height and have been taken to a higher plane than the level he met it when he assumed office about three years ago. Assuring that with the level of support and cooperation the commission was getting from the supervising ministers and its governing Council, the National Lottery Regulatory Commission would soon become a significant revenue source for Nigeria. While pledging the total commitment of the leadership of the commission to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr. Gbajabiamila thanked the Secretary to the government of the federation, Boss Mustapha, Minister of Special duties George Akume, and the governing Council of the commission under the chairmanship of Fatai Ibikunle for their unflinching supports.

According to him, all the commission accomplishments, including the new innovative Naija National Game, were made possible through the supervising minister’s exceptional support and the effective governance of the board over the NLRC.

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