My late mother sold utensils to pay my fees to Presec SHS - Dr. Okoe Boye shares grass to grace story (Video)

My late mother sold utensils to pay my fees to Presec SHS - Dr. Okoe Boye shares grass to grace story (Video)

- A deputy Minister for Health, Dr. Bernard Okoe Boye, has shared a powerful grass to grace story amid his late mother's financial struggles

- According to the accomplished minister, his late mother had to sell cooking utensils to pay his fees at Presec SHS

- Dr. Boye sat for an interview with Peace FM's Kwame Sefa Kayi and made some revelations about his humble start in life

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Dr. Bernard Okoe Boye, a deputy Minister for Health, has recounted his childhood struggles as he makes some revelations about how he managed to further his education.

Coming from a financially deprived home, he struggled throughout his junior and secondary school education.

Dr. Boye affirms that he had a very difficult childhood because his late mother was financially incapacitated to pay his fees at the time.

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My late mother sold utensils to pay my fees to Presec SHS - Dr. Okoe Boye shares grass to grace story (Video)

Dr. Bernard Okoe Boye, a deputy Minister for Health, shares his humble start in life in an interview with Kwame Sefa Kayi. Photo credit: Peace FM/Instagram.com
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Dr. Boye sat in an interview with the host of Peace FM’s morning show, Kwami Sefa Kayi, better known as Chairman General, and disclosed that before he was able to commence his studies at the Presbyterian Boys' Senior High School, his mother had to sell cooking utensils to pay his fees.

The accomplishment Ghanaian deputy Minister was speaking on a number of issues, including why he fully supports president Akufo-Addo's Free SHS Policy.

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Dr. Boye explains that his humble beginning in life enables him to connect with the deprived and their struggles, adding that he’s not in a haste to judge or condemn their actions because he understands them.

Watch the interview below.

In another story, Gender Minister, Cynthia Mamle Morrison, has recounted an empowering story about how she started life as a businesswoman before she became a politician.

Hon. Morrison noted that she endured sweat and tears to make ends meet at the age of 23 years.

The accomplished minister urged women who have decided to venture into start-up businesses to remain focused; she stressed that it is one of the certain ways for their businesses to grow.

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