- A Nigerian boy who used his school fees to stake in sports betting is regretting the decision because he lost
- He has sent a message to the betting company, pleading with them to refund him the GH₵435 he staked
- The betting company reminded the boy that any money staked in a bet was non-refundable if the person loses
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A boy played sports betting with the money meant for his school fees and lost.
In the message, the boy pleaded that the money should be refunded to enable him to pay his school fees.
According to the boy, he staked the sum of GH₵435 in the game and lost. He told the betting company that he was sorry.
Sports betting company replies boy who asked for refund
In a harsh reply, the betting company made it clearly known to the boy that betting once staked was not refundable.
The boy was also reminded that betting was for adults. He, however, continued to plead for the money to be refunded to him because he regretted his action.
Watch the video below:
TikTok users react to video of a boy who lost money in sports betting
@Okwudiri Samuel Chigozie said:
"If to say you win, you for dey order Azul now."
"Wetin 16 yrs dey use 30k do for account?"
"Don’t play, you will learn."
"Me just coming from sportybet app after losing."
"Na my waec fees them carry last week."
@SONAS LIGHTING said:
"You go explain tire."
"You never ready to collect your money. See song wey you de play."
"Was the song actually necessary?"
"Why you sef go use your school fees play bet?"
Young man spends over GH¢1m of company money on sports betting
In a related story, YEN.com.gh reported that police remanded a young man, Nana Nhyira Agyapong, for stealing over GH¢1,285,034 million from his company and losing all on sports betting.
Police said Mr Agyapong confessed to placing the stolen money on sports betting, from September to March this year.
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