- Nimrod has experienced a number of odd good luck charms whilst he was doing the SA lotto, but the strangest was someone taking some of his hair
- He highlighted that he had been asked to do many things for luck, but he stopped as people got quite upset when it did not work
- Since leaving the National Lottery, Nimrod now hosts a show called Utatakho
Nimrod Nkosi once had the exciting job of being the host of the national lottery draw. He was responsible for making some peoples dreams come true.
Nimrod no longer works for the National Lottery, however he did experience some strange things in his time there.
It comes as no surprise that there were always those asking him what the winning numbers would have been. He has even had people taking some of his hair for good luck, reported Times Live.
Nimrod recently shared some of his, as he calls them, ‘weird’ experiences.
Briefly.co.za learnt that Nimrod remembers the day he was with his mom and a random person came up to him and took a piece of his hair. Nimrod said that it was very strange but that he understood the myths surrounding good luck.
Even going to the garage was a difficult outing. Nimrod said that since he started hosting the lottery, people were under the impression that he knew what the winning numbers were and if the did not win, that it was his fault.
On a previous interview with City Press, Nimrod revealed that it was not easy being the host as people harass him to take a guess at the winning numbers.
He said that he stopped participating in guessing numbers for people as he was afraid that should someone win, the rest of the people will think he had manipulated the machines.
Being a lotto presenter was not for the faint-hearted and Nimrod once revealed to City Press that people often harass him to guess the numbers.
Utatakho is the show that Nimrod now hosts. The show is where he helps people find their biological parents. Speaking with Sowetan, Nimrod described that passion lies in rebuilding black families.
He believes that men should be accountable and show leadership and compassion. A community needs to come together and educate each other to eliminate fatherhood arguments.
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