Tanzanian man becomes a millionaire overnight

By Tafadzwa Hove

A Tanzanian man who happens to be a father of 30 has become a millionaire in a short period of time after he dug up two huge gemstones worth $3.35 million.

The lucky citizen identified as Saniniu Laizer, is a miner .He was handed 7.74 billion Tanzanian shillings (US$3.35) during a trading event in the North region of Manyara on Wednesday, June 24th.

Laizer, who has 4 wives and 30 children has promised to use some of his money to build a school and a shopping mall in his community.

Tanzania’s president John Magafuli called Laizer via a phone congratulating him, live on television during the presentation of his cheque.

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