The National Lottery Authority (NLA) has rebutted claimed of unfair contract termination by the outfit alleged by ace broadcaster Kwasi Kyei Darkwah, popularly known as KKD.
Mr. Darkwa in an interview with the State Broadcaster, GTV made stake alluding to the fact that Director General of NLA, Mr. Samuel Awuku terminated a contract with state-owned broadcaster and handed it over to a privately owned company, UTV.
In setting the records straight, the NLA in a press release stated among other things, the state own media refused to make appearance after the new boss invited them for meeting over the contract leading to termination.
“Upon the assumption of office of the Director-General, Mr. Samuel Awuku, there were complaints by the Authority’s draw team on the services provided by GTV which was not giving the Authority value for money.
“The Director-General then engaged the technical crew on the complaints and asked them to invite their Management for a meeting on the concerns of NLA.”
The statement continued that “Management of GTV never showed up for any meeting after several invitations through its technical crew neither did engagements with the technical crew yield any results. NLA therefore decided to terminate the contract in accordance with the provisions of Clause 15.0,11.1a of the Contract between GBC and NLA which enjoins any of the parties with the right of termination.”
How the management of National Lottery Authority (NLA) assured the general public of its readiness to work with the state-owned me as their doors are open for any future engagement.
“Management would therefore like to state that neither NLA nor the Director-General, Mr. Samuel Awuku is interested in sabotaging GTV’s business interest as is being purported.
NLA has stated categorically that its doors are open for future engagements with GTV if the institution is willing to do so.”
Read Below the full press release from NLA.
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