The management of Koborise technologies Limited has unwrapped an online raffle draw platform, which it said has been strategically designed to alter the way online gaming is done in Nigeria.
Tagged ‘Ekojara,’ the platform, which was officially launched yesterday has the approval of the Lagos State Lotteries Board (LSLB) and can be downloaded on iTunes iOS store and Android version from Ekojara.com.
Unveiling the platform in Lagos, the Co-Founder/CEO of Ekojara, Mr. Hillary Nwaukor, an auctioneer, disclosed that the game is the Company’s means to add value to millions of Nigerians, adding that the platform gives users an opportunity to win big value items and cash with minimum risk of 0.20percent of the published value.
“For instance, if we publish a cash game of N10, 000, each user that wants to bid to win the prize will be required to play with 0.20 percent of N10,000 which is equal to N20 Naira per chance”, he said.
Explaining the process to use the app, Nwaukor said, after downloading app, the user is required to sign-up, then top-up their wallets with minimum of N500 before taking a chance to play the advertised games.
Also, Ekojara Co-Founder, Olayemi Agbe-Davies, further explained the game categories as ranges from Household Electronics, Smartphones, Recharge Cards, Data Plan, Automobiles and Cash.
“You may notice that we have real estate and automobile listed among the categories. Yes, we are a forward thinking organisation and believe that very soon ‘players’ can win houses as rewards likewise automobiles”.
“Players enter their dream numbers and submit within the odds of 01-99 into 5 unique boxes provided for a given Dream-bid category. Each submitted set of lucky numbers, generate a unique ticket entry. Numbers played can be generated by the players or by the system, depending on the option the player wants.
“When the bid time elapses on a game, a draw will be carried out by the randomness system and one ticket out of the lots of entries will emerge a winner for the advertised item. The draw system is transparent and void of human manipulation. The system is designed to entrench probity and accountability,” he explained.
Speaking at the event, the General Manager/Chief Executive Officer of LSLB, Mr. Seun Anibaba, confirmed that Koborise has been authorized to commence the online game.
Mr. Anibaba was represented at the media launch by the Head, Legal (Board Secretary/Legal Adviser), Mrs. Adebanke Ogunode, said that the Board maintains strict processes before such platforms are approved as a means to ensure transparency and customer satisfaction.
“LSLB holds its licensees to high operational standards in the interest of stakeholders. Before Ekojoara was approved, it was subject to different tests,” she noted.
The highlight of the event was a live demo where Ajise Samuel, from Lagos, emerged winner of N20,000 for October 1, 2018; he played with N40.