Lagos – The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Danladi Kifasi, has called on the workforce of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) to develop new socially acceptable lottery products.
He urged them to evolve more creative, innovative and attractive models that will make lottery more acceptable in the country.
He gave the charge in Abuja during the flag-off ceremony of a lottery awareness road walk as part of the activities lined up to mark ten years of lottery regulation in Nigeria.
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Represented by the Permanent Secretary Service Policy and Strategy Office in the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Dr Abubakar Mohammed, the Head of Service urged management and staff of the commission to further redouble their efforts and step into the big league of revenue generating entities.
He said that in view of the dwindling price of crude oil, there was need to explore alternative sources of revenue.
Earlier, the Director General National Lottery Regulatory Commission, Adolphus Joe Ekpe, said that the Lottery awareness road walk was one of the strategies targeted at addressing the need for an aggressive drive to sensitize Nigerians on the presence of National Lottery Regulatory Commission as a regulator.
The exercise was aimed at educating Nigerians on the opportunities that abound in the untapped sector of the economy.
- CAJ News