Ghanaian Man Laments As Four Uni Graduate Children Remain Jobless: "One Had A First Class"

Ghanaian Man Laments As Four Uni Graduate Children Remain Jobless: "One Had A First Class"

  • A video of a Ghanaian man talking about how Ghana's unemployment rate is impacting the life of his adult children has surfaced
  • He noted in the video that despite having four children who are all graduates, including a first class degree holder, none is employed
  • Netizens who saw the video expressed mixed reactions to the father's concern, with some offering solutions to the problem

Ghana's high unemployment rate has taken a tow many Ghanaians including the Presiding Member (PM) of the Ga East Municipal Assembly (GEMA), Hon Bright Paul Mintah.

In a video making rounds on social media, Hon Bright Paul stated that four of his children are jobless despite obtaining degrees from prestigious universities in the country.

Worried Ghanaian man laments as four uni graduate children remain jobless: "One had a first class"
Presiding Member of the Ga East Municipal Assembly (GEMA), Hon Bright Paul Mintah Source: Eotsglobal
Source: TikTok
"One of them went to University of Cape Coast, obtained a first class but does not have a job," he said.

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The concerned father, expressing his frustration over the situation stated that he invested so much in the education of his wards.

However, it appears his investment did not yield any positive result as all the four children remain jobless.

Watch the video below:

Netizens react to video:

The video has generated a flurry of reactions from netizens who saw the video.

@Edmond Gyamfi786 wrote:

"Without working experience how can he get a job. its a big No. the employer whats s cheap labour and after that youll learn on the job."

@Luke Newton wrote:

"He is a qualified accountant not a chartered accountant."

@jay_daddy7 wrote:

"How can a man with brain look at his 3rd&4th children going to university while the 1st&2nd are unemployed. Is it by force to be a salaried worker? What is the essence of 4yrs in university."

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@Nana_Agyarko_Otafregya wrote:

"LinkedIn has loads of jobs... he is not serious."

@dente wrote:

"I advise my children to think about setting up their own businesses. My daughter is graduating this May and she wants to be a yams broker."

@Kuntsss wrote:

"It about time people finish university with job than to be looking for job after uni."

Jobless lady laments over how her life has turned out

Earlier, reported on a story about a young lady who expressed frustration over her life.

The lady said all her friends were either in school or abroad, yet she remained home.

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Jessie Ola-Morris Jessie Ola-Morris is a Human Interest editor at She has over three years of experience in journalism. She graduated from the Ghana Institute of Journalism in 2022 with a Bachelor's degree in Communication Studies. Her journalism career started with, a subsidiary of The Multimedia Group Limited, where she worked as a writer. Also, Jessie previously served as a reporter with The Independent Ghana as a multimedia journalist. Email:

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