Ajay Ogula, a Dubai-based driver from India, has won a prize worth Dh15 million, INR Rs 33 million, in the Emirates draw. After winning the lottery prize, Ogula said: “I still can’t believe I hit the jackpot,” UAE daily Khaleej Times reported. Bigg Boss 16: Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D’Souza bring the frenzy as they promote their film Ved on the show (Watch Video).
Ogula, who hails from a village in southern India, came to the UAE four years ago in search of greener pastures. He currently works as a driver for a jewelery firm and earns Dh3,200 every month, Khaleej Times reported. “With this amount, I will continue to build my charitable trust. It will help many people get basic needs in my hometown and neighboring villages,” Ogula said. Avatar The Way of Water: Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana discuss the pressures they faced filming James Cameron’s sci-fi sequel.
He said that when he broke the news to his family in India that he had won the jackpot and become a millionaire, his mother and siblings did not believe him. “Now they will have to believe it, just as I will be in the news,” Khaleej Times quoted Ogulu as saying. In the same draw, Paula Leech, a 50-year-old British woman, won Dh77,777. According to Khaleej Times, the mother of three has been working as an HR professional in the UAE for around 14 years.
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