Dr Ankoma-Amoa: Meet the 70-Year-Old Ghanaian who Left the US to Become a Maize Farmer in Ghana

Dr Ankoma-Amoa: Meet the 70-Year-Old Ghanaian who Left the US to Become a Maize Farmer in Ghana

  • Dr Kwame Ankoma-Amoa relocated from the United States of America to Ghana to take over his cocoa farm
  • For almost 30 years, he worked as a professor and reverend minister in Massachusetts in the US but invested in a business back home
  • The 70-year-old entrepreneur has added a maize farm although the custodians of his property failed to protect his investment

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Dr Kwame Ankoma-Amoa was a professor and reverend minister in Massachusetts in the US before relocating to Ghana to take over his cocoa farm.

According to the entrepreneur who has been involved in farming all his life, he enjoys farming and that serves as a source of motivation for him.

While in the US, Dr Ankoma-Amoa invested a huge sum in a cocoa farm in Ghana with 16 labourers working for him before he moved back home after almost three decades to continue.

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Dr Ankoma-Amoa is a Ghanaian maize farmer
Dr Ankoma-Amoa: Meet the 70-Year-Old Ghanaian Man who Left the US to Become a Maize Farmer in Ghana Photo credit: DEK360Ghana
Source: UGC

Speaking to DEK360Ghana, the 70-year-old entrepreneur disclosed that he returned to discover that the custodians of his cocoa farm did not protect his investment.

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''They didn't take care of it so they all died,'' he said.

However, he was not deterred as he worked hard to expand the cocoa farm, adding a maize farm to his business.

Dr Ankoma-Amoa now manages an 18-acre farmland with 15 acres serving as the maize farm and the remaining for the cocoa farm.

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Meanwhile, a couple who recently moved to Ghana after the man was deported to Italy has recounted their experience prior to and during their stay in the country.

The lady, identified as Manka Ndah, a UK native with Ghanaian roots who moved into the country with her deportee boyfriend, revealed that life has been good for them after they moved to Ghana six months ago.

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Speaking about their ordeal before they moved to the country, Ndah’s boyfriend revealed that he had spent over two years in jail before he was deported to his native country, Italy.

The duo was in a relationship before he was arrested and jailed for possession of drugs.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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