- Stephen Amoah is a Ghanaian Member of Parliament for Nhiaeso
- The MP sells palm oil as a side hustle aside from his full-time job
- Amoah's story has been shared on social media by a client who encountered him
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For his choice of a side hustle, Member of Parliament for Nhiaeso, Stephen Amoah, has come under the spotlight for selling palm oil aside from his full-time job.
Though MPs in Ghana's political scene engage in other businesses aside from their full-time jobs, MPs usually indulge in ventures associated with prominent people in society.
But, Stephen Amoah prefers to sell palm oil as a side hustle to meet his financial obligations.
Amoah recently approached a social media user, Joseph Oppong-Brenya, to sell his well-branded palm oil.
Sharing his experience in a post, Joseph Oppong-Brenya explained how he ended up becoming a customer of the MP.
''While in Kumasi over the weekend, I went to Barnas, a popular eating place in Kumasi for lunch, and I met the Member of Parliament for Nyhiaeso and former MASLOC CEO, Stephen Amoah, popularly known as Sticka.
''After a long chat, he told me, "My brother, I'm selling palm oil". It was like I didn't hear him well so asked, what do mean? Then he repeated, "I'm selling bottled palm oil so you must buy some,'' Oppong-Brenya recounted.
He continued: ''I thought it was a joke, so I requested two bottles. He went to a Nissan hardbody pick-up, very unusual of a Ghanaian sitting MP driving a hard body pick-up, where he had packed the bottled palm oil.
''I bought two bottles from him, I thought he was even coming to eat, no, he was selling his palm oil.''
Read the full post by Joseph Oppong-Brenya below:
In other news, YEN.com.gh earlier reported on Ghanaian rapper and businessman, Nhyiraba Kojo Sika, known in real life as Rashid Joseph, who has recounted how he used to work as a head porter in Kaneshie in Accra to fend for himself.
According to the rapper, he went through frustrating and exhausting moments as a head porter popularly referred to as kayayo.
During this period of his life, Joseph, who was not famed as Nhyiraba Kojo Sika at the time, significantly suffered under the pressure of challenges from his deprived background.
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