Ghanaian Female Banker Who Now Works As Bolt Driver Says She Is Motivated By Her Kids

Ghanaian Female Banker Who Now Works As Bolt Driver Says She Is Motivated By Her Kids

  • A Ghanaian woman has opened up on her decision to become a Bolt driver after she lost her job as a banker
  • Speaking in an interview, Jemima Mensa said she opted to become an online driver in order to provide for her family
  • The woman said she feels inspired anytime people encourage and urge her to keep up the good work

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A young Ghanaian woman has inspired many with her story of how she become an online rider in her bid to earn a decent living.

Speaking in an interview with Ghanaweb, Jemima Mensa in a trip down memory lane revealed she was a bank teller with Capital bank until she was laid off as a result of the banking sector clean-up.

Photo of Jemima Mensa a female Ghanaian Bolt driver
A young mother who works as a Bolt driver opens up on why she opted to do it in the first place Photo credit@Ghanaweb/YouTube
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She said that her quest to land a job at another bank failed hence pushing her to set up a food business which also collapsed after a woman she helped secure a loan as a guarantor defaulted on her payment.

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Jemima said the situation forced her to sell her food container and space in order to make money to pay part of the loan.

Quizzed why she decided to become a bolt driver and whether the business has been good to her, Jemima responded in the affirmative.

“Taking the decision was not too difficult because the motivation here is that I have to provide for my kids, my family, and my dad too.
“It is not bad because by the close of day will get something to buy food for your family, something If you are home no one will give you”

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She said ever since she started people encourage her and that motivates and urges her to give her best.

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Philip Boateng Kessie (Human-Interest editor) Philip Boateng Kessie is a Human Interest editor at He has over six years of experience in journalism. He graduated from the University of Cape Coast in 2018 with a bachelor's degree in Communication Studies. Philip previously served as a reporter for Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL). He also worked as a content writer for Scooper News. Email:

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