- A video has surfaced of a physically challenged man driving with just one hand
- The trotro driver was captured with an amputated arm steering his passengers en route to Tema in the Greater Accra Region
- The video has caused massive conversations on social media
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A man with a physical disability has caused an eruption of conversations on social media after a video emerged of him driving with just a hand en route to Tema in the Greater Accra Region.
The hardworking man with an amputated arm, who was jostling and hustling for his daily income to survive, epitomises the daily struggles of many ordinary Ghanaians.
While carefully steering a trotro with his passengers to their destinations, the driver was captured in a video by a passenger who sat next to him in the moving vehicle.
In the video that has gained massive traction on social media, the trotro conductor (mate) could be heard voicing their destination while scouting for passengers.
The video has evoked mixed conversations among social media users, with some raising concerns about his ability to steer properly and prevent any future accidents.
However, some have also come to his defense reiterating that disability is not inability.
Many have also posited that his story is powerful and inspires other physically challenged persons to brave the odds and become useful to themselves and the general public.
According to Forza Juve, one does not need their right hand to drive.
She wrote: ''You don't need your right hand to drive if you drive on the right side. I always use my left hand to drive and rest my right hand on the stick. He wouldn't survive in the UK or South Africa though where they drive on the left.''
Alexander Shakes reiterated the narrative that ''disability is inability.''
He added: ''It's just too risky. I really don't mind him driving at all. Am just concerned about how he can react to imminent approaching danger and not to mention, driving is full of people making stupid mistakes.''
Bathsheba Bentil wrote: ''Disability is not inability. He probably doesn’t have a drivers licence but has chosen not to beg.''
Matilda Kusi added her voice. "So those saying it's risky and that he shouldn't be driving in case there is going to be an accident no. Do you want to tell us that those numerous accidents always happening on our roads, the drivers don't have 2 complete hands? Yet still they kill people."
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