I Earn Less Than GH¢1,000 - Korle Bu Mortuary Man Shares Ordeal in Emotional Video

I Earn Less Than GH¢1,000 - Korle Bu Mortuary Man Shares Ordeal in Emotional Video

  • A mortuary man has disclosed that he earns less than GH¢1,000 as a monthly salary despite the nature of his job
  • Richard Tindani works under poor conditions at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, where he attends to dead bodies
  • He recounted his ordeal in a video documentary spotlighting the dehumanising environment of mortuary workers at the Ghanaian hospital

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A mortuary attendant identified as Richard Tindani has decried his paltry monthly salary coupled with the poor working conditions at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

The 52-year-old has been working as a mortuary attendant since 1989 but earns less than GH¢1,000 monthly.

In an interview with Godwin Asideba of GHOne TV, the senior mortuary worker admitted that life is difficult as he urged for an increment in wages.

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Paltry earnings of mortuary workers

''Imagine the work we do as mortuary men - our salary is not even up to GH¢1,000. It is not easy for us; we are struggling,'' he said.

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He further mentioned that mortuary workers should be earning somewhere around GH¢2,000 or GH¢3,000, particularly seniors like him.

Richard Tindani's interview is part of a video documentary by Godwin Asideba, who spotlighted the dehumanising working environment and conditions of mortuary workers at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.

Ghanaian Man Weeps Over Death Of His Wife at Hospital in Kumasi; Video Stirs Emotions

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that a deprived Ghanaian man broke down in tears after he recently lost his wife at the Manhyia District Hospital in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

His wife passed after battling sickness for her life, but she succumbed to death.

In a video clip, he recounted the incidents leading to her death as he mourned her passing.

Gloria Sarfo Lays Her Mum to Rest

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh previously reported that actress Gloria Sarfo has laid her late mum to rest at the Akyem Osiem cemetery in Abuakwa North Municipality in the Eastern Region.

The burial service for the late Madam Ophelia Yeboah took place on Saturday, April 30, at the Akyem Osiem Town Park.

She passed on February 11, at age 66, and the actress broke the news on Instagram. Gloria Sarfo did not reveal what caused her mother's death.

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