- Ben Dotsei Malor has paid a visit to Sister Yaavi, a woman who was helpful to him while he was a student at the University of Ghana
- The former NDC presidential staffer revealed in a post on social media that, while on campus, he was cash-strapped and was often without food as a result
- According to him, Sister Yaavi, a woman who sold beans on campus often came to his assistance
- Malor took to social media to express intense gratitude to Yaavi for being an angel during his great times of need at Legon
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Ben Dotsei Malor, a former presidential staffer in the John Mahama regime, has paid a visit to Sister Yaavi, a woman who provided assistance to him while he was a student at the University of Ghana.
In a post on social media, Malor revealed that Sister Yaavi and her younger sister Ameyo, often gave him some ''free food, without him asking''.
At the time on Legon campus, Malor was ''without food on many occasions, simply because there was little or no money''.
''I even started to convince myself that I studied best on an empty stomach,'' he said.
However, Malor reveals that Sister Yaavi and her sister came to his rescue during his time of great financial difficulty.
According to him, Yaavi sold boiled beans, with gari, or with fried plantain for those who could afford ''the extras'', but also made provision for students like him who could not afford.
Coming from a financially challenged background, Malor struggled to fend for himself on campus. However, Sister Yaavi and her younger sister Ameyo, often gave him free food.
''Sometimes it was just a top-up whenever they realised I didn’t have enough money. So, if a normal portion of the beans combo cost ten cedis but I turned up with only five cedis – probably my remaining money for a while - they would sense my predicament and still serve me as if I had brought a ten cedi note. They were like my own sisters,'' he said.
Ben Dotsei Malor, who currently works as the Chief Editor - Dailies of the UN News at the United Nations, paid a visit to Sister Yaavi in Kisseman in the Greater Accra Region to say ''thank you'' to her.
Read the full inspiring write-up by the accomplished Ghanaian Chief Editor expressing intense gratitude to Sister Yaavi and her younger sister Ameyo.
In another story, Stephen Akpabio-Klementowski, an ex-convict and lecturer, has transformed his life through education after he earned his undergraduate degree and two master’s while serving a 16-year jail sentence.
Without any qualification, he managed to defy the odds and studied to earn a degree from The Open University and two master’s from Oxford Brooks, both in the UK.
The resilient Black man started studying for his BSc in Social Science with The Open University while he was in prison.
YEN.com.gh gathered that Stephen was serving a 16-year jail sentence for the importation of class A drugs.
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