NLRC, EFCC Foster Alliance Against Lottery Fraud

National Lottery Regulatory Commission

The Director General of National Lottery Regulatory Commission, NLRC, Adolphus Joe Ekpe, has again reiterated his firm commitment to collaborate with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in tackling lottery scam and economic crimes in the country.

He said the synergy became imperative as both agencies are strategic to the success of the anti corruption campaign which is one of the cardinal focus of the present administration.

ALSO READ  EFCC Arraigns Five Ex-UMTH Staff For N185m Fraud

Ekpe gave this hint on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 during a maiden joint press briefing with the Acting Chairman, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu held at the EFCC’s Head Office, Abuja.

The NLRC had on March 17, 2015, signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the EFCC on ways to effectively combat fraud in the lottery sector in Nigeria.

ALSO READ  Nigerian Breweries wins Best Company in Responsible Consumption and Production

Under the agreement, the Commission will make available its operatives with respect to enforcement of the National Lottery Act, in the area of training, investigation and prosecution, so as to have a joint team to clean up the system for the good of the country.

Share This Post

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: