Many React as UK Based man Encourages Individuals who are able to save Ghc2,000 per Month not to move Abroad

Many React as UK Based man Encourages Individuals who are able to save Ghc2,000 per Month not to move Abroad

  •'s post about a UK based Ghanaian who advised individuals who are able to save Ghc2,000 a month to stay in Ghana has got many talking online
  • Many said the stated amount is not practical for most Ghanaians to afford to keep aside
  • A number of netizens shared that no one can change their minds about their decision to part ways with the country

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An earlier publication by reported that Yaw Okyere, a UK based Ghanaian recently stated during an interview with DJ Nyaami on SVTV Africa that if one has a good paying job which enables him or her save Ghc2,000 per month, there is no need moving abroad.

According to Yaw, earning money abroad is not always consistent.

There are days one may makes more and days that very low income will be earned, he said.

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Ghanaian man who stays in UK gets man reacting as he entreats people not to move abroad if they make good money
DJ Nyaami in an interview with Yaw Okyere Photo credit: SVTV Africa/YouTube
Source: UGC

Many who saw the post had a lot of varying opinions about it.

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At the time of this publication, the post has 6,000 reactions with more than 1,000 comments.

A few of the comments have been highlighted below;

John Sam replied:

Masa health care alone is a plus don't discourage any body from travelling.

Eric wrote:

Fellow Ghanaians don't let anyone trick you with a foolish talk even health care alone is plus go and see pregnant women on bare floor in some of our hospitals do you see that in U.K ???? Do you see children learning under trees Pls dnt come and spoil our mind.

From Michael Nii Armah:

Let's swap....a tree in UK is even more respected than an unemployed graduate in Ghana...thank you

Comfort Naa Kotey commented:

You see our black sense. Why don’t you allow others to experience their own adventures. If it’s that bad why do you leave your family to go there.

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From IamEdrino:

The whole country will be empty soon. We will leave the President and his Ministers behind to govern themselves and their children .....

Fiifi Andoh wrote:

All his family members are with him in the UK oooooo but he doesn't want anyone to come there ...if u are working n they pay u 15$ an hour and u work for 6hours= 90$°=560gh¢ = 1day n I use even 50$ to pay bills won't I av enough to chill n save?..than to work the whole day in Ghana and take 11cedis 70pessaws how will I feed myself talk less of saving... foolishness earlier shared that an 80-year-old Ghanaian man living in the UK got many talking on social media after warning Ghanaians not to move abroad.

A post sighted by shared that, Mustapha Bushira's reason behind his advice is that, the cold weather is very deadly and can end one's life.

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Ghanaians refused to let the old man's statement slide. They headed to the comments section and left over 1,600 opinions there. has highlighted a few of the comments below;

McNeal Fillip Adubofour commented:

Sometimes I sit and wonder why they say abroad is not good but still they continue staying there why don’t they come and stay in Ghana rather than saying living there is a hell but still stays there.
If it doesn’t go well with you , it doesn’t mean another person will suffer same as u. U went there misusing your energy on unnecessary stuff and life beats then you come talking.


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