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General News of Monday, 30 March 2020

Source: Dickson Boadi, Contributor

NLA suspends weekly draw of for 5/90, VAG lotto games

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The National Lottery Authority says it has suspended its weekly draw of the 5/90 and VAG Lotto Games for the next two weeks.

The gaming body announced in a statement that it is considering training the LMCs and other stakeholders on using the digital platforms to perform same tasks.

Below is the statement

In view of the directives by the President of the Republic of Ghana, and letter received from the Association of Lotto Marketing Companies dated 29th March 2020 with reference number ALMC/CV19/DG/NLA/1 requesting for the suspension of the Draw of 5/90 and VAG Lotto Games within the Lockdown period, the National Lottery Authority wishes to inform NLA Staff, Lotto Marketing Companies and the staking public that the Authority shall NOT conduct the usual Draw for 5/90 and VAG Lotto Games within the lockdown period.

The Authority would consider training of Lotto Marketing Companies and relevant stakeholders on the Digital Lottery during the lockdown period.

Let us all support Government to stop the spread of the pandemic coronavirus disease across the Country.

Stay Home; Stay Safe; Stop the spread of Coronavirus.

Issued by: Public Relations Unit of NLA

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