Massive Reactions as Man Uses Over N800k He Won From Betting to Pay Dowry, Build Toilet in His Compound

Massive Reactions as Man Uses Over N800k He Won From Betting to Pay Dowry, Build Toilet in His Compound

  • Social media users have expressed disappointment at a Kenyan man named Zablon Maguta Shitanda over what he did with KSh 238,778 (N863,985.66) he won from betting
  • This is after he revealed that he spent it all on dowry and to build a toilet and bathroom for his family
  • Many opined that he should have invested it into a business then used the profits on the dowry and toilet

A few weeks ago, Zablon Maguta Shitanda was the lucky winner of KSh 238,778 (N863,985.66) from betting firm SportPesa.

Zablon won the money from betting firm SportPesa.
Zablon left many disappointed by his decision to pay dowry and build a toilet. Photos: SportPesa.
Source: Twitter

What he used his winning for

Whereas most people would have chosen to use the funds in something like an investment, Shitanda's priorities were different.

In an interview on social media, the family man disclosed that the money was shared between dowry and a toilet.

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"I was able to pay the dowry for my wife. Apart from that, I recently built a new toilet and bathroom on my compound," he said.

As expected, most of those who commented on the video opined that he should have spent it differently, the first being to upgrade his mobile phone.

People reacted

Others expressed their own priorities and what they would do with the money if they ever got lucky.


"If I won the jackpot, would I be allowed to apply for a firearm license? This amount is huge, even a simple KSh 5 million."


"Let him replace his handset first."


"Paying dowry is more important to him."

Man won N4.1bn twice

Meanwhile, earlier reported that a man in America, Juan Hernandez in Uniondale, surprisingly won a $10 million (N4,148,700,000) lottery prize money in the New York game.

What came as a big surprise to many people is that this will not be the first time he will be winning the same amount of money. In 2019, he won $10 million (N4,148,700,000).

Speaking with the media, Hernandez revealed that he is still trying to spend the wealth he won years ago. It should be noted that the man won money in 2019 when he got one of the jackpots in a $350 million Cash Spectacular game.


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