Cosmas Kipngetich Korir, the man who won a 208 million shillings SportPesa jackpot in 2018, has been elected Speaker of the Bomet County Assembly.
The millionaire garnered 32 votes in the second round of voting, beating former Kipsonoi MCA Cheruiyot Kirui, who received six votes. In the first round, Mr. Korir had 19 votes, while Mr. Kirui had 12, and the two were cleared for the second round.
Former deputy governor Stephen Mutai received four votes and former Speaker Nelson Mutai three, knocking him out of the second race.
In a tweet, SportPesa congratulated him and wished him all the best.
Congratulations Cosmas Korir 🥳
Our 2018 Mega Jackpot winner! https://t.co/kNct5X4Wpi
— SportPesa Kenya (@SportPesa) September 21, 2022
“Bomet County is blessed with immense resources that should be tapped to create employment opportunities, attract investors and spur economic growth,” Mr. Korir said.
Ni kama Ukiwin hii Jackpot ya SportPesa, Inakufungulia tu milango!
Congratulations to the October 2018 @SportPesa Mega Jackpot winner Cosmas Korir on his election as County Assembly Speaker of Bomet County.#TuendeleeNaSportPesa pic.twitter.com/Wj0XWomWzo
— Moseax 🇰🇪 (@MoseaxKenya) September 21, 2022
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