Charles Odongo who became popular under his nickname ‘ugali man’ has landed a Sh 5million deal that came together with a brand new car with a betting company in Kenya, OdiBets.

Odongo recently came into the limelight after a video of him eating ugali in a theatrical manner went viral across social media.

Charles Odongo's brand new car. PHOTO/COURTESY

Little did he know that the comic video would turn him into a household sensation and attract attention to him.

OdiBets identified Odongo and offered him a lucrative deal to become their official brand ambassador under their 'Odi Mtaani' initiative that was started to identify, appreciate and nature local talent

The deal came with some goodies that include a Sh. 5 million cheque and a brand new car to help him boost his business. 

Charles Odongo, Maina Kageni and Dedan Mungai. PHOTO/COURTESY

Odongo is a professional gym instructor and fitness coach who stays in Ongata Rongai in Kajiado County and had lost his job due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

He was grateful to Odi Bets after unveiling him as their brand ambassador and promised to use the money to touch on the lives of others in a positive way particularly the youth, by helping them stay away from crime.