Talented UEW Student Samuel Akonnor Who Gets Seizures When He Tries To Talk Now Speaks Through Art

Talented UEW Student Samuel Akonnor Who Gets Seizures When He Tries To Talk Now Speaks Through Art

  • A talented level 200 student of UEW called Samuel Akonnor expresses his inner feelings through artwork
  • Samuel has the rare condition of getting seizures anytime he tries to speak, which is why he decided to find a non-verbal means of communicating
  • The talented young man drew Portia Gabor, the interviewer from TV3 he spoke with when she visited him

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Samuel Akonnor, a young Ghanaian man who is a student of the University of Education, Winneba, has chosen an unusual way to express his feelings to the world.

In an interview with Portia Gabor of TV3 Ghana, Samuel admitted that he gets seizures anytime he tries to speak, which was demonstrated live on TV.

At one point, the interviewer asked Samuel to stop speaking and communicate with her via text.

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Photo of UEW student Samuel Akonnor and the time he met Portia Gabor of TV3
Samuel Akonnor and some of his drawings Photo credit: @spyno_art, @tv3_ghana
Source: Instagram

Because of his condition, the talented level 200 student chose to find comfort in art, which he has primarily perfected.

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When Portia visited Samuel Akonnor at his home, the young man made a striking drawing of the TV3 journalist, just one of his many artworks.

Below are some comments shared by Ghanaians who saw the video.

Zubaida Sulemana commented:

I got so emotional when I watched his story last night on news 360. Such a smart and handsome man with that condition is heartbreaking. May God make things easy for him.

Sika Egor mentioned:

It is so sad to see him in this condition. May the good Lord heal him in Jesus name. Amen

Robert Nana Yaw Asante indicated:

Everybody watching this video say God I'm very grateful for who I am. We take simple speech for granted. Let's look at what our brother is going through. May God heal him.

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Ghanaian artist causes confusion in the market after drawing a trader with pen and paper in a video

In another fantastic story, a young Ghanaian artist Derrick Apeti, known by his craft name Enil Art, dazzled a group of market women with his skill.

Using just a pen and a small piece of paper, the gifted man quickly drew one of the women while still standing.

Derrick Apeti's artwork attracted attention as he delivered the image to the concerned woman, and the majority of them gasped in surprise.

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