Kenyan Man Who Won R486k Jackpot Completes Building House, Ventures Into Farming

Kenyan Man Who Won R486k Jackpot Completes Building House, Ventures Into Farming

  • Mugo Nkonge, a man who clinched over R486,064 mega jackpot bonus, showed what he did with the staggering amount of money
  • The man who won nine months ago showed his beautifully completed house
  • According to a Facebook post from the betting company, the lucky man also ventured into the farming business

A lucky man who won R486,064 after playing a bet has shared progress on how he invested the money.

Kenyan man Mugo Nkonge with a woman shows off his completed house (l). Mugo shows off his farming business (r).
Kenyan man Mugo Nkonge and a lady display the completed house. Mugo standing by his banana farm Photo: SportPesa Care.
Source: UGC

Mugo Nkonge won a jackpot last year after successfully and accurately predicting the outcome of sports games.

When did Mugo win his jackpot?

He bagged R486k and used the money to finance one of his projects.

"Guys! Since hitting R486,064 SportPesa Mega Jackpot bonus nine months ago, Mugo's life has completely changed!!

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"His house is complete; he has bought shares and boosted his farming business," read a SportPesa post.

A picture of Mugo and a lady beside him was shared, capturing part of the completed house courtesy of the jackpot he won.

Mugo shows off his farm

He looked delighted by the success of his magnificent brick house, which had attractive colours around it. The environment also looked clean and green, and the vegetation around the house was beautiful.

In another photo, Mugo is on his farm, showing off the farming business he ventured into after winning.

He smiled brightly as he walked on the narrow path of his farm, displaying his successful business.

Social media users celebrate Mugo

Mugo's story inspired many social media users who flocked to the comment section to applaud him for his wisdom and testimony.

Sirma Chesut reacted:

"So amazing."

Weston Mwangi exclaimed:

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"Congratulations to him."

Benjamin Matanyie asked:

"How do people win the bonuses?"

Thé Blàçk Péárl commented:

"Congratulations Mr Mugo."

Powerball draw creates five new multimillionaires in South Africa

In a related story, Briefly News reported that South Africa has welcomed five new multimillionaires after a Powerball draw at the beginning of April. This is the first time so many jackpot winners have been recorded in a single draw.

Ithuba was thrilled that the occasion not only transformed the winners' lives but also demonstrated the broad impact of the lottery.

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