- Ama Oduma Odum, a Ghanaian Kumawood actress has revealed she chose to fail her WASSCE to send a strong signal to her father when she was in high school
- According to Ama Odum, she had a passion for poems and drama but her father wanted her to become a medical doctor or a nurse
- Ama Oduma Odum graduated from Juaben Senior High School in 1997 and ended up becoming an actress, which is more in line with what she wanted to get out of her life
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Ghanaian Kumawood actress, Ama Oduma Odum, has revealed that she intentionally failed her West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
The beautiful showbiz lady who has starred in many locally-produced Ghanaian movies made the profound revelation in an interview with Zionfelix Entertainment News sighted by YEN.com.gh on the organization's YouTube channel.
According to Ama Odum, her father wanted her to become a nurse or a doctor but that was not in her interest at all as she wanted to study General Arts and build a career along that line.
See the full interview below:
In line with her desire, the Kumawood actress recalled that she would perfectly attend classes when they were being taught core subjects but leave the class when it was time for elective subjects.
"I intentionally chose to fail in my WASSCE to show my father that Science was not in my interest and I needed to pursue a programme other than Medicine or Nursing," she said.
Ama Oduma Odum graduated from Juaben Senior High School in 1997 after finding a passion for poems and drama when she was in school.
In the end, she ended up becoming an actress, which is more in line with want she wanted to get out of her life, and it is fair to say that she won against her father.
In another interesting report by YEN.com.gh, Yaw Sompa-Nhyira Okyere, a 33-year-old Ghanaian gentleman who grew up in a very humble background, has succeeded in developing three different career paths for himself, among other amazing achievements.
Information obtained from Yaw Sompa directly indicates that he hails from Duayaw Nkwanta and spent a good amount of his years rearing goats.
According to Yaw, he did not have the luxury many children enjoy when he was growing up as he vividly recalls waking up early to sweep, attending to goats, selling 'ice water', and was mocked by his colleagues unendingly.
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Source: Yen Newspaper