- Ghanaian entrepreneur Daniel Tobgor, who previously thought he lived comfortably in Ghana with his savings, thought otherwise after moving to the UK
- Despite owning a successful shop and two cars in Ghana, Tobgor desired to travel abroad after his uncle's passing and found significantly improved living standards in the UK
- He cautioned Ghanaian youth against relocating if they already have well-paying jobs at home and are content, emphasising the need to carefully assess opportunities before making such decisions
Daniel Tobgor, a Ghanaian entrepreneur based in the UK, revealed that he thought he was living comfortably in Ghana with his monthly savings of GH¢1500 until he moved abroad.
Daniel, who owned a shop at Makola and two cars, initially started a 'buy and sell' business, which grew into a thriving retail shop in Accra.
In an interview with DJ Nyaami on SVTV Africa, Daniel said despite his comfort in Ghana, the desire to travel abroad emerged after his uncle, who had promised to take him abroad, passed away. Inspired by his late uncle, Daniel meticulously planned his move.
Upon relocating to the UK, Daniel realised the superior living standards and acknowledged the significant improvement in his life.
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While he had been content in Ghana, he found life in the UK to be even better. Despite his positive experience, he cautioned Ghanaian youths, advising them against travelling abroad if they already have well-paying jobs in Ghana and are comfortable.
Daniel's journey serves as a testament to the allure of better opportunities abroad but also highlights the importance of evaluating one's circumstances and opportunities before making such life-altering decisions.
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Ghanaian Lady Says She Sold Her 4-Bedroom House To Travel
Earlier, a Ghanaian woman, Maa Akos, shared her journey of determination, revealing she sold her four-bedroom house for less than GH¢100,000 to travel from Ghana to the US when her business faced challenges.
Speaking on SVTV Africa, she highlighted the opportunities she found in the US and encouraged others to sell their properties and seek better prospects abroad.
Akos emphasised that her decision led to significant success, urging others to take similar bold steps for a brighter future.
Family Sells Their House And Borrows Money To Travel Abroad But Now Regrets Their Action
Meanwhile, a Nigerian family of seven that borrowed millions of naira and sold their house and car to move to the UK now finds themselves stranded.
Initially, on a study visa, the mother realised she needed an expensive post-graduate visa to work, leaving the family in a financial crisis.
Unable to pay off creditors, with bills, and with incomplete school fees, the woman profoundly regrets the move and wishes she had never relocated to the UK.
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