Tabloid News of Sunday, 1 April 2012
"I want to share the money with my fellow countrymen"
Springfield, MD (GMA) - A Ghanaian illegal immigrant in the United States has won $213 Million in the world's largest-ever lottery jackpot.
Kojo Ntow Ayensu was one of three winners that shared the $640 million world record-breaking Mega Millions jackpot.
Around 7:15 p.m. Friday night, Ayensu came to a 7-Eleven store in Baltimore, Maryland, and paid $1 for a "quick pick" of one line of numbers -- which ended up exactly matching those pulled.
The trained teacher, who was laid off last week from his security guard job, said that he was initially scared to come forward, saying he felt like "a field mouse" as hawks circled overhead.
When journalists descended on his house, the 41-year-old from Sekondi-Takoradi (a town in Ghana’s western region) said "It's just unbelievable.”
When asked what he intends to do with the money, he said