- Ghanaian soldier Sela Vandyk, based in the US, stated that she wouldn't leave the US military for a well-paying job in Ghana
- She cited the attractive benefits offered by the US military, such as travel discounts and health subsidies, as critical factors influencing her decision
- Sela expressed contentment with her current position, even stating that a $2000 salary in the Ghanaian military wouldn't be sufficient to entice her to relocate
Sela Vandyk, a Ghanaian soldier based in the US, shared her resolute decision to remain in America, expressing that even a well-paying job in Ghana would not entice her to leave her current military position.
Sela explained that her choice to join the US military in 2019 was primarily influenced by the appealing benefits offered to soldiers.
In a recent interview with DJ Nyaami on SVTV Africa, she highlighted perks such as travel ticket discounts, health subsidies, and discounts at various shops, in addition to her satisfactory salary. These advantages have solidified her commitment to her military career in the United States.
During the interview, Sela emphasised her contentment with the current benefits and salary structure, making relocating to Ghana less attractive.
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She specifically mentioned that even if offered a salary of $2000 (approximately GH¢23,975) in the Ghanaian military, she would not consider it sufficient to entice her to make the move.
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US-Based Ghanaian Says He Would Turn Down GH¢50K Job Offer In Ghana For Other Opportunities Abroad
Meanwhile, Emmanuel Acquah, a US-based Ghanaian, refused any job offer in Ghana, citing the country's abundance of opportunities and financial constraints.
Despite acknowledging Ghana's coolness, he highlights many's struggles and expresses contentment in staying in the US.
Emmanuel actively promotes Ghana and Africa on TikTok, influencing his friends to visit but not to stay permanently.
Ghanaian Man In Canada Plans To Return To Ghana In 2024
In a separate story, a Ghanaian living in Canada, Kweku, plans to return to Ghana in 2024 after being away for about ten years pursuing further studies in various countries, including France, Poland, the USA, and Canada, where he earned a PhD in radiation physics.
Kweku expressed his intention to make a positive impact in Ghana and help build the country with the knowledge he gained during his studies.
He emphasised that his travels were for learning purposes, and he sees 2024 as the opportune time to return and contribute to Ghana's development.
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