- Kwabena Ayirebi is a native of Jamasi in Ghana's Ashanti Region, where he was born and shared moments with loved ones
- The philanthropist and tourist enthusiast is a British Chevening Scholarship recipient, which took him to London for the first time
- He was among the 13 travellers who embarked on the 10,000-kilometre journey by road from Accra to London
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Kwabena Ayirebi, one of the 13 members of the Wanderlust Ghana team who embarked on the epic Accra-London road expedition, has garnered attention after their accomplishment.
The tourist enthusiast and his squad of 11 men and one woman began their trip to London on July 23 and climaxed the journey on August 6 when they arrived in the UK amid massive fanfare.
Apart from Kwabena Ayirebi, Teddy Peprah, Kwadwo Saka, Richard Anim and the only woman, Nana Afua Serwaa, also known as Shecanic, all from Wanderlust Ghana, a group of philanthropists and tourism enthusiasts, participated in the journey.
The group travelled through several African countries, including Cote d’Ivoire, Mali, Senegal, Mauritania and Morocco and entered Europe by ferry on the Mediterranean to Algeciras in Spain before driving to Barcelona via Valencia.
On August 6, they achieved their long-planned ambition of going through Monaco, France, and finally arrived in London, UK.
The team, including Kwabena Ayirebi, have since become an online sensation. YEN.com.gh puts a spotlight on Kwabena Ayirebi.
Ayirebi, 50, is a British Chevening Scholarship recipient who was born in the Ghanaian hamlet of Jamasi. The global citizen works for the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank). He's committed his life to the advancement of Africa and people suffering from need in society.
Meet Ebenezer Kwadwo Saka Addo-Mensah of Wanderlust Ghana
In a similar story, YEN.com.gh reported that Ghanaian real estate developer Saka, born Ebenezer Kwadwo Saka Addo-Mensah, and the Wanderlust Ghana team made history by driving from Accra to London, drawing worldwide attention.
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The daring squad gathered at the Blay Apartments in Oyarifa in Accra before setting out.
Following the historic achievement, information on some team members has surfaced on the internet.
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