"Depression Is Real": Frustrated Ghanaian University Graduate Burns Academic Certificates In Viral Video

"Depression Is Real": Frustrated Ghanaian University Graduate Burns Academic Certificates In Viral Video

  • An unidentified alumnus shocked Ghanaians after choosing to set ablaze his crucial documents
  • The man filmed himself dipping his academic credentials into a metallic cooking pot that had flames of fire emanating
  • Ghanaians, while sympathizing with him, told him it would be prudent if he was patient even in the face of adversities

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The state of joblessness in Ghana has continued to take a toll on the mental state of many youths.

Academic Papers
The graduate filmed himself setting his papers on fire. Photo: Screengrabs from Pamoja FM.
Source: UGC

A man became the case study after filming himself setting his papers on fire.

Academic credentials up in flames

Despite not saying a word, Ghanaians concluded he was frustrated by the lack of opportunities despite outdoing himself in school.

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He arranged and dipped his credentials from primary school to university in a metallic cooking pot with fire.

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Also to be reduced to ashes was the graduation booklet in which his name was featured.

With the university having held its 21st graduation last year, Ghanaians argued it was too soon for him to give up on life.

Nonetheless, YEN.com.gh could not independently verify the man in the above clip is the owner of the papers and if it is the lack of employment that drove him to set them on fire.

Ghanaians concerned

YEN.com.gh has compiled some reactions below;

@Justina Wamae

I wish angeziwacha tu kwa sababu Ipo Siku!!! #inatuhusu.

@Patrick Prosper

Depression is real. May the Good Lord help him/her.

@Mesh Muesh

It takes 10yrs to see or enjoy success if you take action and make good decisions.

@Meshack Etindi

God's timing could have been the best.

@Mosse Ngigi:

They have been holding him back. It's time to move All the best.

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@Damaris Mutie:

So never give up in life... sometimes things are tough.... but giving is a no.

University of Johannesburg Graduate Celebrates With Kanye West’s ‘Good Morning’ as Mom and Dad Dance Along

Previously, YEN.com.gh wrote about a guy from the University of Johannesburg (UJ) who received his degree, and to celebrate, he posted an adorable video to social media.

The contented person uploaded a video on TikTok showing himself and his parents rapping along to a well-known Kanye West song.

Onlookers laughed out loud as they saw the UJ alum celebrate the joyful occasion with his beaming family.

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