From college school dropout to billionaire entrepreneur: Story of Ibrahim Mahama

From college school dropout to billionaire entrepreneur: Story of Ibrahim Mahama

- Former President John Dramani Mahama's brother Ibrahim came from a humble beginning to become the billionaire he is today

- Ibrahim Mahama dropped out of college when he was only 26 in the United Kingdom

- With his academic pursuits crashed, he decided to start a technological company which became his breakthrough in life

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Ibrahim Mahama, the astute Ghanaian entrepreneur who is a brother to former President John Dramani Mahama rose from the mud to become the iconic man he currently is.

In a feature on Ghanaweb.com, sourced from their contributor named Paa Kwesi Asare, Ibrahim indicated that he made it in life against all odds, though he is a college dropout.

I started life as a 26-year- old returnee from the United Kingdom who dropped out of college after my third year and realized school was not for me and began to think of what to do next”, the entrepreneur recalls.
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From college school dropout to billionaire entrepreneur: Story of Ibrahim Mahama

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Although the academic challenge blew him apart, the passionate young man knew he always had a passion for machines and technology beyond his classwork.

He decided to venture into entrepreneurship and in 1992, started his own retail rental firm called Engineers and Planners, and this was his pivot to his breakthrough in life.

Engineers and Planners has become one of the largest mining contractors in West Africa with over 3000 workers and an asset value of over 100 million US dollars.

In another powerful story shared by YEN.com.gh, two Ghanaian brothers have joined the 'how it started vs how it's going' trend with heartwarming photos showing how far they have come.

In a set of photos seen by YEN.com.gh on the personal Twitter handle of @OneKeys, the brothers showed how they were hustling in 2009 before making it now in 2021.

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It appears from the pictures shared that the two young handsome men have both been called to the bar as they were seen wearing the long black robe that lawyers use.

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