A Zimbabwean man, Onismo Murambiwa, has suddenly become rich after winning a $1 million lotto in Canada.
The local publication, IBrampton reports how Murambiwa a 47-year old married father of three) won the guaranteed $1 Million prize in the February 19, 2020, Lotto 6/49 draw.
The paper says Murambiwa discovered his win by using the ticket checker at a retailer.
“I thought, this is not happening! I scanned the ticket a dozen more times,” he told OLG. “It was a shock to the system. I even took a photo of the Ticket Checker!”
OLG says the realtor plans to treat himself to a new car and will put the rest of his winnings into savings.
“As a realtor, I handle big cheques all the time. It feels incredible that this one is mine,” he told OLG.
“I don’t know what to say – this feels like a dream.”
The winning ticket was purchased at Petro Canada on Main Street in Brampton.