ACTIVITIES TILL DATE
As part of the remittances received from Lottery operations and Promoters in the country, we have been able apply such remittances to the following areas:
- Support the All African Games in Algiers in 2007
- Sponsor Police West African Games in 2009
- Open offices in all the geo-political zones of the country (Lagos, Enugu, Port-Hartcourt, Markudi, Bauch and Kano)
- Propose an intervention programme covering all the thirty six (36) states of the Federation, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for the approval of the President. The programme consists of sporting, educational and health related projects in the states and the Federal Capital Territory.
It will interest Nigerians to know that the proposed intervention has been approved and National Lottery Trust Fund (NLTF) has procured world class sports equipment from China and Turkey, which will be distributed to 2000 public primary schools Nation Wide with at least 34 primary schools In each state to promote grassroot sports development In Nigeria. The sports equipment covers nine types of sports namely: Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Handball, Judo, Taekwondo, Table tennis, Badminton, Athletics. On 20th May, 2016, His Excellency Professor Oluleke Oluyeml Osinbanio, SAN, GCON, the Vice President Federal Republic of Nigeria officially flagged off the distribution of the sports equipment.
NLTF has already commissioned and commenced distribution of the sports equipment to benefitting primary schools in nine states, other states will follow equally.