R56m Cape Lotto Winner: "I Want Peaceful Resting Places for My Family"

R56m Cape Lotto Winner: "I Want Peaceful Resting Places for My Family"

- A Cape Town man who won R56 million in the Lotto recently opened up about his number one priorities

- According to the man, he would like to exhume his deceased relatives and rebury them in more peaceful places

- The Thornton resident also said that he would like to build his dream home and invest in his future

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An incredibly lucky Cape Town man bagged a Lotto jackpot of R56 million after buying an R45 ticket from a local spaza shop in the Thornton area on the 4 May this year. According to the man, his first priority is to exhume the bodies of his deceased relatives and rebury them in a "more peaceful place."

The man, who is still in disbelief about his wealth status, also said that he and his wife are looking to invest in property where they will begin the process of building their dream home. They will also invest a large portion of the winnings.

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R56m Cape Lotto Winner: "I Want Peaceful Resting Places for My Family"
A lucky Cape man walked away with R56m in Lotto winnings. Image: Mathieu Polak/Sygma/Sygma
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“I’ve been playing the same numbers since November last year. Each number represents a significant date in my life," said the man, who is ow R56m richer, according to Ithuba and DailyVoice.

Briefly News earlier reported that the province of KwaZulu-Natal has just got a new millionaire after confirmation from the South African National Lottery that the winner has won by playing quick-pick.

According to a Facebook post from the body that governs the game in the country, it is unclear if the R12.9 million winner is a male or a female. While the new winner’s identity has not been given, congratulatory messages are on the way to the lucky player.

Briefly News is taking a look at some of the reactions and picks up a few to pen this beautiful story of a KZN resident. @RodneyMatome said:

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“Congratulations punter, well deserved. Use your winnings wisely.”

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