Ghanaian Man Quits Police To Travel To UK: "I Wasted My Time In The Service"

Ghanaian Man Quits Police To Travel To UK: "I Wasted My Time In The Service"

  • In Ghana, it is believed that some of the stable jobs that one can have is an employment in the security services
  • But one Ghanaian man who now lives in the United Kingdom said he had wasted his time as a police officer in Ghana
  • He said that he has achieved so much more in only two years abroad compared to what he was able to do in Ghana for 9 years as a police officer

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A UK-based Ghanaian called Nana Yaw said he wasted nine years of his life working as a police officer in Ghana.

He said that he wished he had decided to travel abroad instead of joining the security service in Ghana. Nana Yaw said he joined the police just to survive since he was certain of receiving his monthly salary.

However, Nana Yaw said if he had travelled around the time he joined the police service, he would have been better off.

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Nana Yaw resigned from the Ghana Police Service to the UK
Nana Yaw said comparing the police service in Ghana and the UK he sees there is a great difference Photo credit: SVTV Africa Source: YouTube
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"I wasted my life. I wasted my time because if I had travelled earlier, I would have achieved more for myself. Not to say that those in the service are wasting their time, but I think our leaders don't respect the police or any security person. But when you travel outside, they do respect them a lot, and they give them the basic needs."

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In an interview with DJ Nyaami, he said that he wrote a letter to the appropriate office to notify them that he was going to school for two years outside Ghana. The permission was granted, and he left Ghana in 2020.

The poor wages and lack of incentives in the Ghana Police Service motivated him to move from Ghana. After he was done with school in the UK, Nana Yaw sent his resignation letter to the Police Service.

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He said after staying in the UK for just two and a half years, he has been able to build a house back home which he probably wouldn't have been able to do if he was still police in Ghana.

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Ghanaian man abroad explained why he never argued with his White girlfriend over money

Meanwhile, a middle-aged Ghanaian man living abroad made an interesting revelation on why he does not argue with his White girlfriend.

Mr Happiness, as he fondly referred to on TikTok, said none of his White girlfriends argued with him because he didn't give her money.

He compared that to the ladies he dated in Ghana.

"For them, even when they come to visit you, you have to draw a budget, and they don't even appreciate what you've done."

Ghanaian abroad advised lazy people who want to travel to open a shop instead

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Earlier, reported that a Ghanaian on TikTok advised lazy people who want to travel for greener pastures to desist from it.

The man said the key principle of success abroad is hard work hence anyone without that attribute should not bother travelling at all.

The factory hand in a fruit packaging warehouse said he works for 11 hours non-stop simply because he needs money to pay school fees.

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