Over the past fifty years, the NLA has evolved from its earlier incarnation as a Civil Service Institution known as the Department of National Lotteries (DNL); it has been transformed into an autonomous Public Service Institution, with a legal monopoly on the organization of lotteries in Ghana, and one which is of the most important contributors to both Government revenues and employment generation.
There is imminent illegality at the NLA which has to do with the Acting D-G which cannot be glossed over as party members.
Ernest Mote is the Acting Director-General, Acting Director of Finance and General Manager, Management Accounting and Payroll Ernest Mote calls himself the Overall.
Are we really serious as a Country? How can one person occupy three sensitive Executive Management positions at the same time at the National Lottery Authority (NLA)?
He approves and pay without any counter-checks. Where are the checks and balances? Where is the corporate governance?
The NPP Youth are sitting at home without jobs and Ernest Mote, someone who is not a cardbearing member of the New Patriotic Party is enjoying 3 Portfolios such as Ag. Director-General, Ag. Director of Finance and General Manager, Management Accounting and Payroll.
We are calling on President Akufo-Addo to act with the speed of light and appoint a Substantive Director-General for the practice of good governance.