......Abdul Aziz Koroma bags Le161 million
Deputy Chief Finance Officer Mercury Int, (Madam Lea Charm) doing the presentation
A petty trader, resident in the Eastern part of Freetown, Abdul Aziz Koroma, on Monday 20th November, 2016 received a whopping sum of Le161 million as winning from Mercury International Sports Betting and Lottery Company.
According to reports, 45 year old Abdul Aziz bet on grade 'A' football teams in the most popular leagues in the world which is the company's most popular product.
After staking his bet on the past weekend fixtures with Le2.5 million, he won four different tickets in total which surmounted to the said winning amount.
Receiving the money from the company's headquarter at Kroo town Road in Freetown, lucky winner Abdul Aziz Koroma, proudly stated that he is a local business man who deals in fuel and a regular customer of Mercury since its inception as a sports betting and lottery company in Sierra Leone.
Koroma furthered that he does his permutation together with his younger brother with high expectations of winning and that "we are happy for the introduction of Mercury Mega Mix product which is one of the secrets behind our determination to continue playing the game".
"Mercury is not new to me, I have being betting on Mercury's products with specific focus on football for a long period now, and my name is synonymous to winning with Mercury. This winning happened to be my fourth winning, my first winning amounted to Le 133 million, the second was Le 110 million, the third was Le 96 million and now Le 161 million been the highest." Koroma explained.
This according to Koroma has helped transformed his life and enabled him to live a better life with his family as he is now in a better position to pay his children's school fees; and has aided him to be a proud house owner. "This is enough reason and inspiration for me to continue betting on Mercury products" Koroma concluded."
In his response, Managing Director Mercury International, Martin Michael, expressed delight and congratulated Abdul Aziz on his winning, and admonished him to utilize the money wisely to the benefit of him, his family and the country at large.
Martin Michael said Koroma was extremely lucky to have bet against grade A teams and won. This according to him, proves how viable Mercury is as a Company and the continuous opportunity the Company is given Sierra Leoneans to become millionaires.
The Managing Director continued to encourage the public to be part of Mercury games but warned against children below the age of 18 years to be part of Mercury games.
"As a company, we have been modifying our products to give our costumers viable options to win and that has been evident by the continuous winning by our valued costumers." Martin boasted.
"As major contributors of the national breadbasket of Sierra Leone, we are always committed to adhering to our tax compliance by making sure that we pay 10% of every winning amount above Le 500,000 to the National Revenue Authority on behalf of our valued customers.