A B2B lotto agent known as Fordjour Richard operating as “The Rulers” in Kumasi has signed a bond of good behaviour with the National Lottery Authority (NLA) to discontinue the payment of over 40% commission which was gradually destroying the business of the Authority and Lotto Marketing Companies in the Ashanti Region.
Mr. Fordjour Richard was earlier arrested by the Ashanti Regional Police command after complaints from the Lotto Marketing Companies.
However, upon sober reflection, Mr. Fordjour Richard has shown remorse and higher level of commitment to discontinue any acts that has the tendency to destroy the Lottery Industry. The case made against Fordjour Richard at the Ashanti Regional Police Headquarters and EOCO has subsequently been dropped.
Mr. Fordjour Richard has also agreed to work with NLA and has since been ordered to register as an agent under Act 844, if he wishes to operate a private lotto business.
The Authority has described his readiness to work in accordance with the law and laid down rules and regulations as commendable.