You Will Suffer if You Stay; Work and Go Home - 80-Year-Old Ghanaian in UK Cautions

You Will Suffer if You Stay; Work and Go Home - 80-Year-Old Ghanaian in UK Cautions

  • A UK-based Ghanaian, Mustapha Bushira, has opened up about his life
  • Bushira, 80, said he first arrived in the UK with a cultural troupe that performed in several countries
  • He revealed that he had four children with different women back in Ghana
  • He advised young people to only work abroad, and return home to live their best lives

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A London-based Ghanaian man, Mustapha Bushira, has opened up about his life after more than three decades of living in the United Kingdom.

The 80-year-old revealed that he had four children with different women while living at Osu in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.

Bushira told SVTV Africa's DJ Nyaami in a recent interview that he has experienced cold like never before and would not encourage the youth to leave their home country.

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80-year-old Ghanaian man living in the UK
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Advice to young people

''I won't advice them to come to stay here. Instead, they should come and work, then go back home because the weather alone might kill you,'' he said.

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Bushira first arrived in the UK with a cultural troupe that performed in several countries. He stayed after he secured a job.

''I'm a dancer, and during our time, we travelled to different countries to perform. We came here to perform once and I didn’t go back. I got married and decided to stay. It’s been 30 years now,'' he added.

He mentioned that he had to quit dancing due to severe pain in his leg and the unfavourable weather.

Bushira, now wheelchair-bound, advised young people to only work abroad and go back home to live their best lives.

Watch the interview below:

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Visually impaired Ghanaian Man

Meanwhile, a visually impaired man, Seth Kofi Anto, says he suspects foul play in how he and his nephew were only affected after taking drinks at a get-together.

Kofi Anto, aged 59, told DJ Nyaami on SVTV Africa, that he suspects his wife of 35 years.

According to the business owner, he travelled, and after ten years of living and working abroad, he returned to meet another man in their house.

Ghanaian in US Builds Modern ICT Centre

In a separate story, a US-based Ghanaian has built an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Centre for the Bremen Brakwa Islamic School in the Central Region.

Obed Effah is a private attorney domiciled in the United States of America, according to details on his Facebook page.

The ICT Centre would help in information and technology training and provide an enabling environment for research and learning for the students and teachers in the local Ghanaian school.

Source: Yen

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