- Popular Ghanaian lawyer Ghanaian, Maurice Ampaw, has shared his early struggles in life before fame
- Maurice Ampaw revealed that before he married his wife he did not have a job and his wife had to provide for their family
- The controversial lawyer said his wife fed their family for two years
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Controversial Ghanaian lawyer Maurice Ampaw, recently marked his sixteenth wedding anniversary and disclosed the challenging circumstances under which he got married.
The popular lawyer got married to his childhood friend Evelyn after they dated for 15 years.
His wife was the financial backbone of their family for two years after their marriage.
Lawyer Ampaw and his wife had to wait for ten years before they were gifted with children.
"When I tied the knot to my wife, I was not a lawyer and had to save money for school. I did not leave housekeeping money."
He said they also had to wait for ten years before they were gifted with children.
Ampaw said he and his wife, then his fiancée, were deeply in love at the time and even after 16 years of marriage, it feels like they only met yesterday.
''When I was dating my wife, we did not have sex for over 15 to 18 years,'' Ampaw, who was the youth president at the time told ghananewspunch.com.
He revealed that his wife, Evelyn, earned a modest income as a dressmaker and fashion designer and it was from her small earning that she provided for them.
Ampaw was born on September 24, 1968, to the late Gibson Dotse Ampaw, a Minister under the Busia government who won the Akyem Abuakwa seat for the United Party (UP).
In other stories, YEN.com.gh previously reported that a young Ghanaian man who claims he studied engineering in school has revealed why he currently engages in pickpocketing as a means of survival.
He tells YEN.com.gh that pickpocketing is a daily activity he undertakes to put money in his pocket and to finally put food in his belly.
The young man, who works as a part-time porter, attributed his horse-like life to lack of employment opportunities even though he has relevant skills.
In a recent interview with YEN.com.gh, he revealed he has sent in so many job applications but none yielded positive results.
He described himself as a hustler who steals to fend for himself.
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