VIDEO: Ogada, SportPesa Sh230m megajackpot winner paid bursary, built houses for Nyatike neighbours

By MN Reporter

Gordon Ogada, the SportPesa Mega Jackpot winner said despite his windfall he has not forgotten his Wath Ong’er village in Nyatike, Migori County.

“I am still the village boy, my roots in Nyatike are strong. I have helped 56 needy students through high school and college with bursaries,” he sauid.

He said he has also been issuing solar lump, household items and even building houses to needy neighbours.

He said he will forever be grateful to SportPesa because “these are things I only used to dream about but now by His grace, I can welcome my friends and the community to break bread with my family as we celebrate this achievement.”

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SportPesa second highest jackpot winner Samuel Abisai who won KSh 221 million attended the ceremony, but kept away from media limelight.

Other Kenyans who has also won huge jacpot is Cosmas Korir who won KSh 208 million in 2018.

Frankline Mwenda officer with SportPesa said they have been having close partnership with the three including other jackpot winners.

“They are our partners, including other winners as we offer them with financial advice when needed. In most cases, winners always have plans underway and the amount only make realizing them easier,” Mwenda said.

He said the plan including taking a winner who used his windfall to take a wife to India for treatment.