The Nigerian Communications Commission NCC, has renewed its Memorandum of Understanding MoU with the National Lottery Regulatory Commission NLRC.
The NCC said this was with provisions to deter unapproved lottery and gaming practices on telecommunications platforms through information and intelligence sharing.
NCC’s Director Public Affairs, Reuben Muoka, made this known in a statement in Abuja.
Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Umar Danbatta said that the MoU, which would impact the gaming industry, was in synchronisation with the Commission’s Strategic Vision Plan SVP.
Danbatta said it was in a bid to promote fair practices in the industry for the protection of telecommunication consumers in relation to lottery and gaming activities.
Earlier in his opening remarks, the Executive Commissioner, Stakeholder Management, Adeleke Adewolu said that the MoU was designed to address recent technology information-sharing capabilities, consumer satisfaction.