"Learn A Trade Before You Relocate Abroad": GH Man Advises Students And Visitors TravellingTo Canada

"Learn A Trade Before You Relocate Abroad": GH Man Advises Students And Visitors TravellingTo Canada

  • A Canadian borgar has advised Ghanaians who have been granted a visa to relocate abroad to spare a few months for learning a trade before they travel
  • Using Canada as an example, he said people who can operate the forklift, sew, braid hair, do makeup and among other crafts stand a better chance of making it abroad than those who travel with just their academic qualifications
  • Netizens who came across his video praised him for sharing valuable advise

A Ghanaian man abroad has offered valuable advice to international students and visitors who have been granted visas to travel to Canada.

The man identified as Nana Barrfour on TikTok said it is becoming extremely difficult for people without permanent residence to get jobs in Canada.

Man advises students and visitors moving to Canada
Nana Barrfour Photo credit: @nanabarffour7/TikTok
Source: TikTok

For this reason, Nana Barrfour said it is imperative for anyone who has been granted a visa to enter Canada to wait for a few months to learn a trade before boarding a plane to the country.

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He said people with craft can manoeuvre their way through the system despite the shortage of jobs for immigrants in Canada.

He added that those who know how to operate forklifts have a better chance of surviving abroad, especially in Canada.

"If you are a lady from Ghana and you know how to braid hair if you know how to cook, how to sew, do makeup, hairdryer, that is what would help you in Canada," he said.
"Use the time for going round to announce that you have been granted a Canadian visa to go learn a trade. If you are a man g and earn barbering. We should stop travelling abroad without a skillset." he added.

Netizens commended him for the tips

Nana Barrffour's video was well-received by many netizens as they found his assertions a useful tip which would help them plan their travel properly.

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@jbowusu said:

"This guy is an angel in disguise. God bless you."

@Eben Feni also said:

"At least you didn’t condemn but motivating.God bless you."

@aliciessey815 commented:

"God bless you."

Ghanaian man plans to return home after failing to secure asylum in Canada

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh reported that a Ghanaian man who travelled to Canada has decided to return home after many years of trying to seek asylum without success.

The man, referred to as Ali, said he left Ghana at a young age, 20, travelling across the world in search of a better life.

However, after staying away from home for many years, Ali said he has grown tired of the hustle abroad, so he is planning to return to Ghana in 2025.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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Salifu Bagulube Moro (Human-Interest Editor) Salifu Bagulube Moro is a Human Interest Editor at YEN.com.gh. He has over six years of experience in journalism. He graduated from the Ghana Institute of Journalism in 2018, where he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies with a specialization in Journalism. Salifu previously worked with Opera News as a Content Management Systems (CMS) Editor. He also worked as an Online Reporter for the Ghanatalksbusiness.com news portal, as well as with the Graphic Communications Group Limited as a National Service Person. Email: salifu.moro@yen.com.gh.