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Centenary raffle aims to reward locals

07 March 2014, 20:16

Abuja - The centenary committee announced it would give away prizes, including 90 cars, through a lottery as part of activities to mark the country’s 100 years of amalgamation.

Items listed to be won in the lottery which will run for 90 days beginning March 10 includes tricycles, television sets, generators, digital satellite television (DSTV) decoders, chest freezers, laptops, table top cookers and smartphones.

To mark the end of the 90 days promotion, N100 million would be won in a special centenary jackpot to be held during a centenary mega jam which would be held in June.

The committee also said funds raised through the lottery would be used to execute centenary projects that would impact the life of the people.

Speaking at a press conference in Lagos to announce the commencement of the lottery, Sam Nwabosi, the Special Assistant to Secretary to the Federation, Pius Anyiam, said government fully supported the lottery.

He encouraged Nigerians to participate in the raffle as measures had been put in place to ensure transparency in the lottery process.

The lottery was conceived in partnership with local firm, Secure Electronic Technology Plc, to empower and give locals more reasons to celebrate.

– CAJ News

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