Young Lady Rejoices As She Buys Ball Of Kenkey In Nigeria With One Cedi Note, Ghanaians React

Young Lady Rejoices As She Buys Ball Of Kenkey In Nigeria With One Cedi Note, Ghanaians React

  • A video of a young lady attempting to use cedi note to buy food in Nigeria has gone viral online
  • Initially, the food vendor refused but reluctantly agreed after several appeals by the lady
  • Netizens who reacted to the video shared varied opinions regarding the cost of living in Ghana and Nigeria

A young lady in Nigeria has caused a stir after embarking on a social experiment to test whether food vendors in that country would accept cedi notes.

In embarking on the test, she went to a middle-aged Ghanaian woman who sold kenkey with fish.

Photo of a young lady and food vendor
Young Lady buys ball of kenkey using a cedi note Photo credit: @newbornbaby001/TikTok
Source: TikTok

After exchanging pleasantries, the woman said she was buying a ball of kenkey that cost 100 naira but wanted to pay her the cedi equivalent of that amount.

Initially, the food vendor hesitated, saying she did not need cedi notes since she would not go to Ghana soon.

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After a back and forth, the vendor agreed to accept the money, something that caused the lady to embrace and thank her out of excitement.

The video had raked in over 18,000 likes and 700 comments at the time of writing the report.

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Netizens react to the video

Netizens who reacted to the video shared diverse opinions on the cost of living in Ghana and Nigeria.

ObhaapaYhaa juicy reacted:

This is why I want to relocate to Nigeria with 2000gh I will be a celebrity there

Gaffeezy commented:

In Ghana 1 cedi can only buy u 2 pure water

Prosper Boateng stated:

Nigeria has a better economy than Ghana if one Cedi cannot buy kenkey in Ghana it means things are expensive and you can live better in Nigeria

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Nana Visa reacted:

It means life in Nigeria is better than our country ooo

April 3rd stated:

Kenkey 1 cedi I’m relocating

1real demon added:

Me packing ma bags , I think I will be a millionaire in Nigeria

Adu Sika Biznex stated:

Herh so my last 10cedis can sustain me in Nigeria for 5 days??.. how much is the fare to Nigeria??

Lady laments over cost of house rent

Earlier, reported that a Ghanaian lady complained about the exorbitant rates landlords charge for rent, especially in Accra.

The lady questioned why landlords in Accra price their homes so high, making it difficult for prospective tenants to rent them.

"I want to find out from landlords in Accra, why is it very expensive to rent your houses. What are your houses made of? Are they made of Silver and Gold? " she asked.


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Philip Boateng Kessie (Human-Interest editor) Philip Boateng Kessie is a Human Interest editor at He has over six years of experience in journalism. He graduated from the University of Cape Coast in 2018 with a bachelor's degree in Communication Studies. Philip previously served as a reporter for Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL). He also worked as a content writer for Scooper News. Email:

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