The Ghana lotto operators Association, GLOA has appealed to government to launch an investigation into the conduct of Kofi Osei Ameyaw, Director- General of the National Lotteries Authority, NLA and some top management members for their alleged plans to collapse private lotto operation in the country.
The Association in a statement read on behalf of the chairman by Francis Ato Condua accused the NLA boss of failing to account for the millions of cedis collected by the NLA. They have described the development as unfortunate and one that needs to be investigated by the office of the special prosecutor.
"the fees NLA unlawfully collected are: GhC 1 million cedis each paid by 24 nationwide operators. GhC 180.00 each for lotto writers nationwide; and GhC 5,000.00 each for lotto Agents nationwide, in addition, operators who intend to operate nationwide have each provided Gh 5 million Bank /insurance guarantees to NLA".
The Association is, therefore, making a passionate appealed to government to launch an investigation into the conduct of the Director-General of NLA over these practices especially the alleged attempts to collect all private sector operators draw machines, equipment and operating systems.
Source: Thepressradio.com/Dickson Boadi