The Special Adviser to Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma on Pools, Betting and Gaming Commission, Chief Sam Ejiogu has disclosed efforts being made by the state government to digitalize activities of the commission.
The SA made this disclosure during a meeting with staff and management of the commission on Monday.
Chief Ejiogu stated that the digitalization process will commence soon and advised them to be ready for the change from the analogue way of doing the business to the digitalized and more efficient system.
He urged staff to be more committed in the discharge of their duties, in order to achieve the purpose for which the commission was established.Speaking, the Director- General commission, Mr Victor Nwaobia, a seasoned administrator and expert in the industry, noted that the digitalization of the commission will check financial leakages, reduce operation of illegal operators, and eliminate tax invasion, create employment opportunities, as well as increase revenue generation for the state.
He therefore enjoined the staff to brace up to the new challenge, so as to meet the target of the commission. In a vote of thanks, the Acting Head of Administration and Finance, Mr Uzoma Anokwute, on behalf of the staff, congratulated the Director- General, Mr Victor Nwaobia on his appointment.
He prayed God to grant them the wisdom to accomplish the desired results and promised the total support and cooperation of the entire staff.