The National Lottery Authority (NLA) says it will resume its daily lotto draws while ensuring enhanced protocols that fall in line with the President’s directives to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the country.
According to a statement from the Authority, the draws for 5/90, VAG Lotto, Daywa 5/39 and Super 6 Games will resume on Monday, April 6, 2020.
Signed by the Public Relations unit of NLA, the statement said “in accordance with President Nana Addo Akufo-Addo’s directives, no lotto tickets will be sold to the staking public at the various lotto kiosks in locked down areas.
Alternatively, a short code to be activated on Monday April 6, 2020 can be used to stake lotto tickets.
It will be business as usual for areas outside the lockdown, though social distancing and good hygienic practice are expected to be observed.”
Read the press statement below.
NLA Resumes Daily Lotto Draws on Monday, 6th April 2020 with Enhanced Prize Structure
The National Lottery Authority(NLA) as part of efforts to ensure business continuity shall resume the daily Lotto Draws for 5/90, VAG Lotto, Daywa 5/39 and Super 6 Games on Monday, 6th April 2020 with enhanced Prize Structure of 240 for 5/90 and VAG Lotto Games.
However, the following protocols shall be observed in accordance with the directives from President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E. Nana Akufo-Addo and subsequent directive from the Public Services Commission:
- NLA Staff:
Employees of the Authority shall continue to be at work on SHIFT as already established while observing strict hygiene and social distancing protocols.
- Lockdown Areas:
Lotto Marketing Companies in the lockdown areas are NOT Permitted to sell lotto to the staking public in their respective lotto kiosks.
In order not to affect the business and finances of Lotto Marketing Companies, a training programme has been instituted by the Authority for Lotto Marketing Companies and relevant stakeholders on the National Lottery Authority (NLA) Official Short Code *890#
However, we would like to urge the Staking Public and Lotto Marketing Companies in the lockdown areas to stake 5/90 and VAG Lotto Games via the National Lottery Authority (NLA) Official Short Code *890# via MTN, Vodafone and AirtelTigo effective 6th April 2020.
- Areas Outside Lockdown:
Lotto Marketing Companies outside the Lockdown areas shall continue to work as usual while strictly observing hygiene and social distancing protocols.
The Staking Public and Lotto Marketing Companies are encouraged to take advantage of the National Lottery Authority (NLA) Official Short Code *890# to stake 5/90 and VAG Lotto Games via MTN, Vodafone and AirtelTigo effective 6th April 2020.
Let us all support Government in this difficult moments of Coronavirus pandemic.
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