Green Lotto, a lottery organization has come out to explain it decision not to pay one Mr. Sunday Nwachukwu his winning claim of N72.7 million after he played one of its games.
The lottery organization said this decision was hinged on the premise that the claimant allegedly did engage in irregularities, therefore he doesn’t deserve the money in question, in addition, the organization said that the matter was already before the court of law, implying that it won’t join issues with Nwachukwu.
It would be recalled that this organization, Green Lotto has been dragged before the Lagos State High Court Sitting at the Tafawa Belewa Square over its refusal to pay Mr. Nwachukwu his winning sum of N72, 200, 000.
This lotto organization, Green Lotto is organized by a company called Brentwood Multiservices Global Limited that is based in Ikorodu, Lagos State.
The complainant, who did testify before Justice Modupe Nicol-Clay, last Thursday, mentioned to the court that in January 29th 2021, he played a game with N330, 000 and when the result was out, he did win the game, however, the defendant has refused to pay him his winning sum.
But, responding to the accusation of Nwachukwu yesterday, the management of Green Lotto in a statement by Imoudu Asekhame, who is the Head, Brand and Marketing Communications, said that the organization doesn’t pay fraudulent winners neither do they encourage cheating and fraud in gaming.
He also said that “Sometime in 2019, Mr. Sunday Nwachukwu, won the sum of N58, 800, 000 from one of the games that we offer and was duly paid his winning despite the fact that we suspected some irregularities in his play”