University of Ghana Alumnus Opens up About Being Depressed After Finding out his Former mate Makes more money

University of Ghana Alumnus Opens up About Being Depressed After Finding out his Former mate Makes more money

  • Roland Ofori, a Ghanaian man successfully lands full-time job after completing national service only to find out his classmate makes more than three times the amount he makes
  • In a LinkedIn post, Roland opened up about how the thought of his own friend earning much more than him affected his self worth
  • Prior to feeling his salary is lower, he had come across a different class mate whose salary was extremely lower than his

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A young man by the name of Roland Ofori has recently opened up about how he felt when he found out his former course mate earned more than he did.

The post sighted by on the LinkedIn timeline of Roland had him sharing that he was lucky enough to land a job right after completing his national service and it came with a decent salary.

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Ghanaian man opens up about being depressed after finding out his friend makes more money
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He met his former classmate one day and while catching up, he found out he makes twice what his friend earns at his work place.

"He mentioned the remuneration he was being given and I realized mine was about twice his. On my way home after our interaction, I kept praising God for giving me a great job", the post read.

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Three months later, he met another classmate of his who was working with a telecommunication company. He soon found out that this friend earns more than three times the amount he makes at his work place.

According to Roland, getting to know that his own mate makes that much got him worried and depressed.

"I got home that evening, feeling very depressed, I started wondering I'm just wasting my talent in a very low paying job?”

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Meanwhile, earlier reported that a driven Ghanaian young man by the name of John Egah was granted an interview by DJ Nyaami of SVTV Africa on YouTube where he shared his journey to selling asaana for a living.

In the interview, John recounted that he started his street business about a year ago after realizing that the tiling job was not bringing in enough funds.

He shared that there are some women who prepare the asaana at his place of residence so one day he just approached them and pitched his desire of selling to them. According to John, the ladies were very proud of the decision he had made and gladly welcomed him on board.

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