Prophet Oduro Weighs In On Dutch Passport Vs PhD Debate, Slams Mr Happiness: "What Is A Passport?"

Prophet Oduro Weighs In On Dutch Passport Vs PhD Debate, Slams Mr Happiness: "What Is A Passport?"

  • A video of Prophet Kofi Oduro expressing his views on the Dutch passport versus PhD debate has popped up online
  • The renowned man of God criticised Mr Happiness for condemning PhD holders due to his Dutch passport
  • Netizens who saw the post were divided as they expressed mixed reactions to Prophet Oduro's comments

Ghanaian Prophet Kofi Oduro has weighed in on the Dutch passport versus PhD debate.

In an online video, the renowned man of God heavily descended on Ghanaian national-turned-Dutch citizen Mr Happiness over his negative comments about obtaining a PhD from a Ghanaian University.

Prophet Oduro weighs in on Dutch passport vs PhD debate, slams Mr Happiness: "What is a passport?"
Photos of Mr Happiness and Prophet Kofi Oduro Image credit: @Kofigabs, @Alabaster International Ministries
Source: Facebook

Mr Happiness has recently become the talk of the town after he compared his Dutch passport to a PhD obtained from any acclaimed Ghanaian University.

He argued that the Dutch passport holds more value than the PhD. His comments generated a social media frenzy, with some netizens defending his claim while others disagreed with his assertion.

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Prophet Kofi Oduro is the latest to share his view on the matter. He believes a PhD is more important than a Dutch passport.

He criticised Mr Happiness for his comments, arguing that, with his claim, he's rubbished education.

"This generation is sick," he said.

Watch the video below:

Comparisons show Ghana is a mess

An employment Mr Daniel Fenyi, in an interview with, expressed frustration on how the raging debate between debate a PHD in Ghana and a Dutch passport makes the country's economic crises evident.

"The comparison between a Dutch passport and a PhD degree in Ghana, as cited by the cleaner in the Netherlands, is a clear indication that Ghana's socio-economic and political systems are deeply flawed"
"The comparison is enough proof that Ghana is a complete mess and disappointment".

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He appealed to the government to put in measures to enhance the betterment of the country.

Netizens divided over Prophet Oduro's comment

Netizens who saw the post expressed mixed reactions to the video. Some agreed with his assertion, while others disagreed.

@user7515286191309 wrote:

"Dutch passport is better than PHD in Ghana Sir with all due respect."

@franklintsivor wrote:

"Sorry Rev, Mr Happiness is of a different perspective."

@Ampadu Ago wrote:

"Wen otomfuo daughter graduated dat was wen I saw Mr Happiness has no point n we supporting him cos of poverty."

@Asieduben wrote:

"Daddy the generation is not mad. It’s the leaders that’s making the phd acquired in Ghana useless. Let’s stop the hypocrisy and bring on board the reality in life ok. Our leaders are not helping?"


"Papa this one de3 nkoaa I won’t support you. Because phd in Ghana. Why is our degree holders running away. A whole minister went to stay in abronkyire to give birth."

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"Do you know what it means for a Dutch passport for someone as well."

UG Professor weighs in on Dutch Passport vrs PhD debate, chides those opting for passport

In an earlier publication, reported that a University of Ghana Professor shared his opinion on which is a better option: a PhD or a Dutch passport.

The Professor argued in his post that most people opting for a Dutch passport do not know what a PhD is.

Netizens who saw the post expressed mixed reactions. Some agreed with him, while others shared their own counter-opinions.

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