Ghanaian Man Boards Trotro Holding A Telephone: “Is He Calling Someone”

Ghanaian Man Boards Trotro Holding A Telephone: “Is He Calling Someone”

  • A Ghanaian man has stirred funny reactions online after a video of him in a trotro with a telephone surfaced
  • In the video, the man was unbothered as the passengers stared at him while he gestured as if he was talking to someone with the old device
  • Netizens who saw the video were left stunned with many asking why he doesn’t use a mobile phone in this day and age.

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A video of a Ghanaian man who was captured with a telephone in a commercial bus also known as trotro has cracked ribs online.

In a TikTok video sighted by on the handle of @_laidies.hub, the middle-aged man acted as though he was making a call.

Although some passengers stared at him, he remain focused as he placed the handset on his ear not minding what anyone will say.

The 9-second video which came with the caption "you cannot be sad in this country" had gathered over 16,000 likes and 400 comments.

Man boards trotro with telephone
A man attempting to call someone with a telephone Photo credit@_ladies.hub/TikTok @Jacob Silberberg/GettyImages
Source: UGC

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Ghanaians react to the video

Netizens who reacted to the video were shocked the old was still regarded as a preferred device for communication despite the advent of mobile phones.

Others also remarked that they will buy him a mobile phone if that is what will make him stop moving around with the old device.

MaRies Telas

Like was he on cal like seriously


u can't be sad in dis country


Come and see me laughing lyk a mad person


My dad can relate some time ago


Eiii asem no ay3 kese


Calling wofa to explain things to him

Ghana Ranked Among Countries With Cheapest Mobile Data In The World

Earlier reported that a new survey by a telecommunication think tank has ranked Ghana among the top 50 countries worldwide with the cheapest mobile data cost.

The study by Cable analysed 5,292 data plans from 233 countries and found that the cost of mobile data in Ghana was among the best in Sub-Saharan Africa.

"Sub-Saharan Africa has just five countries among the top 50 cheapest in the world – Ghana, in 40th place overall, is cheapest in the region at $0.61 (approximately GH¢5).
"The region also has five out of the ten most expensive countries in the world, with Saint Helena the most expensive in the world ($41.06), joined by São Tomé and Príncipe ($29.49), Botswana ($15.55), Togo ($12.94) and Seychelles ($12.66) at the bottom of the table," the survey by the UK-based company explained.

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