- Rafiq Salam, a famous Ghanaian reporter has narrated how he rose from grass to grace
- According to the reporter, who is the 24th child of his father, working with his media house has been a dream he grabbed 'by force' when the chance came
- Speaking about his famous signature "Rafiq Salam, Waaa," he recalls that it was not an intentional style at first until his attention was drawn to it
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44-year-old famous Ghanaian reporter, Rafiq Salam, popularly known for his style of stretching the name of his town, Wa, when reporting news recounts his life story and rise from grass to grace.
In a short documentary by the Multimedia group on the life of the popular reporter, it came out that Rafiq Salam has been a reporter for 15 years and his journey was not an easy one.
According to Rafiq, who was the 24th child of his father, it was a dream come true for him to be part of the media group but he had to get it through resilience.
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Rafiq mentions how he simply got a chance to report an accident to the media house and used that to justify his inclusion.
He recalls that shortly after reporting the sad incident, he was asked to perform another report, which he refused to do until he was employed by the group, and that was how he joined.
Now, Rafiq Salam leads an entire team of video reporters who work for the Multimedia from his location.
Speaking about his famous "Rafiq Salam, Waaa" signature, the reporter indicates that he did not actually know it was his habit in the beginning until somebody drew his attention and he decided to intentionally adopt it.
Many people who know the famous reporter have been reacting to his story. Gyan Kwaku Gabriel narrated how much he loves the reporter:
Nana Ndc says he is Rafiq's number one fan:
Herman Zineyele Bomansaan drew an interesting lesson from Rafiq's life story.
Meanwhile, a local Ghanaian taxi driver simply identified as Joe has created an ingenious hand-washing invention for passengers to help avoid the spread of COVID-19 in the car.
In a brief interview sighted by YEN.com.gh on the personal handle of Vivian Kai Lokko, the gentleman demonstrated how the device works automatically without any form of contact with the hand.
Interestingly, when asked what his level of education was to be able to propound such an amazing solution, Joe mentioned that he could not even make it to high school.
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