Abuja - The Federal Government has rolled out the centenary lottery and urged stakeholders to work in unity and harmony for a successful service.
Anyim Pius Anyim, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), said that the objective of the lottery was to take the centenary celebration to every Nigerian and give them the opportunity to participate and enjoy the benefits of the celebration.
“Many Nigerians who will participate in this lottery will win various prices ranging from cars to tricycles, generators, television sets, freezers and cash.
“The promo will run for 90 days and then towards the end or middle of June; we will round-up the promo with the mega lottery draw. This is where N100 million will be given out as jackpot.
"In the second part, the lottery is going to be played via SMS across all the five networks and common short code is 35777, the short code is common to all networks.
“At the initial play, players will be asked to text QP to 35777 and thereafter, the system will generate questions that will engage Nigerians,’’ he said.
According to Areola, the programme is a live programme that is going to be on television every day for the next 90 days.
Minister of Communication and Technology, Omobola Johnson, unveiled the star prize for the lottery promo.
Johnson said that the programme would benefit Nigerians and encourage citizens to participate in the lottery.
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