In a bid to raise internally generated revenue (IGR), Benue State Government have concluded plans to engage in sports betting.
To this end, the State Executive Council in its meeting on Wednesday set up a committee to look at the possibility of setting up sports lottery to tap into financial potential associated with the business.
The committee was charged with the responsibility of looking at the proposal brought by the commissioner for youths and sports with a view to actualizing it.
Members of the committee include Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice (Chairman), Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Special Adviser on Employment and Labour Matters, Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Special Adviser on Bureau for Land, Commissioner for Water Resources & Environment, and Special Adviser on Special Duties.
Benue State Govt turns to sports betting to raise IGR
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