The National Lottery Authority (NLA) has procured eighty buses for the Veterans Association of Ghana (VAG) to improve the socio-economic development and financial empowerment of the Veterans.
The buses is also for the effective and efficient management of the VAG secretariat.
The NLA has also renovated and refurbish the Head Office of the VAG in Accra and is currently supporting the VAG to build an ultra-modern sports stadium complex in Tamale for the veterans and soldiers.
The NLA has signed a historic collaborative agreement with the VAG, which gives the NLA the sole power to now manage, regulate and supervise the VAG lottery and any activity of Veterans as far as lottery is concerned.
A statement signed by the Public Relations Unit of the NLA and copied to the media said, the NLA-VAG partnership has started yielding positive results towards the development of the Veterans.
The VAG lotto is expected to be officially launched this month to immediately start operations next month August 2019 to contribute meaningfully to the overall well-being of Veterans, create jobs and generate revenue for the socio-economic development of Ghana.
The successful roll out of the VAG Lotto would enable government through the NLA to support the VAG in the areas of the provision of quality healthcare delivery and decent accommodation for veterans and soldiers across Ghana.