- Ghanaian actor John Dumelo is known to share his opinion and offer advice on agriculture in Ghana
- With the price hike in cooking oil, the actor-turned-farmer has proposed the use of natural shea butter instead
- John Dumleo's suggestion sparked conversations on social media, with netizens having mixed reactions
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John Dumelo has constantly engaged his followers in farming discourse. From suggesting the best farm practices to giving tips on how one can start farming, the popular farmer has been sharing his agricultural knowledge.
Similarly, the farmer and politician hopped on social media to give his two cents on the sudden price hike of vegetable cooking oil in Ghana.
The celebrated actor offered a cheaper alternative to the commonly used oil, asking his followers to consider natural shea butter.
As an advocate for patronizing local Ghanaian products, John Dumelo reminded his followers of the product's abundance in the Northern region. This removes the need to import the product, resulting in a lower cost.
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Considering the nutritional and economic benefits of shea butter, John Dumelo expressed surprise at the lack of attention on the product. He wrote;
Natural shea butter oil can be used for cooking and it’s in abundance in the Northern part of Ghana. So why are we not promoting its use?
Social Media Followers Debate on John Dumelo's Shea Butter Suggestion
It gets attention and hype, then they increase the prize.
Zulu Queen Dommetieru
Exactly, we call it the multipurpose oil. We use it for all human needs
Kwadwo Wiredu Boadu
John u shdnt have said dix so that those of us who knw it will continue using it low key.
Just export it to other African countries it will become a great income earner
Kwame Amoani Domsuro
And it's even healthier with a lot nutritional content.
John Dumelo: Hardworking Actor and Farmer Records Bumper Harvest of Yam; Flaunts Full Truck In New Photos
YEN.com.gh previously reported on Ghanaian actor John Dumelo experiencing a bountiful harvest of local yam from his farm. The Ghanaian actor-turned-farmer displayed a truck full of fat and large yams on his social media.
In addition to inspiring the youth to consider farming, his post served as a call to potential customers interested in buying his fresh local yams.
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