- 21-year-old brilliant SHS graduate called Emmanuel Koomson has spent 2 years at home upon finishing school
- This has been because Emmanuel's family has been unable to afford even the initial GHc 3,200 to get him into university
- Emmanuel dreams of becoming an engineer but has been working as a pupil-teacher after SHS
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Emmanuel Koomson, a brilliant Ghanaian senior high school student, has spent two years at home simply because his family has not had enough money to send him back to school.
In a short documentary by JoyNews to capture the story of the young man, it is indicated that the 21-year-old has had to look on with sadness as all his smart colleagues move on with their education.
He, on the other hand, had to become a pupil-teacher in a private school that also got closed down as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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Emmanuel, who dreams of becoming an engineer, mentioned that right from childhood, he saw himself as a scientist and used to put on his own version of labcoats to imitate performing scientific experiments.
It breaks his heart that after doing his best to get great grades, he has had to put his ambition on hold simply because he cannot get GHc 3,200 to start his university education.
At the time of JoyNews' report, it was indicated that the deadline to getting admitted for university once again, was simply three days away and Koomson was still financially incapable to go.
In a similar interesting report, Priscilla Abena Agyemang, a beautiful young Ghanaian with a master's degree now works as a mobile money vendor and very happily so.
In an interview with SV TV Africa monitored by YEN.com.gh, Priscilla indicated that she has been working as a mobile money agent for four good years now.
She started in 2016 with a capital of GHc 2,000 after she studied Agriculture Education at the University of Education and got her master's degree in Food Science and Nutrition.
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