THE NATIONAL LOTTERY TRUST FUND TEAM VISITS THE NIGERIAN HIGH COMMISSIONER TO THE UK
The National Lottery Trust Fund team arrived at the High Commission around 1.30 pm. local time. After introducing the delegates, the Hon Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs informed the High Commissioner that the NLTF team was in the United Kingdom as part of Government efforts to share international best practices and learn from the distinct UK experience as a highly successful lottery market world-wide in order to transform Nigeria’s lottery industry.
Engr Habu A Gumel, further gave the vote of thanks. In his remarks, the Executive Secretary/CEO of the NLTF thanked the Nigerian High Commissioner for receiving the delegation elaborately at such a short notice and for the excellent work in catering for the welfare of Nigerians in the United Kingdom.
The highlights of discussion at the meeting centered on the following:
- Licensing and competition
- Regulatory Approach
- Remittance/ Returns to good causes
- Governments Role
- Collaboration with National Lottery Commission (NLC) and
- BIG Lottery Fund (BLF)
- Grant management for lottery good causes