- A Ghanaian man by the name of Mr. Gideon Akrofi shared in an interview how he was able to build 2000 apartments in Ghana without a university education
- He is the CEO of a real estate company called Rehoboth Properties which provides accommodation for property buyers
- Mr. Akrofi stated during a brief phone call with his interviewers that people do not need a university degree before they do well in life
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The CEO of Rehoboth properties, Mr. Gideon Akrofi, has evoked many reactions from netizens who heard his inspiring story of building gated communities in Ghana without any university education.
The lack of a university degree has never been an obstacle for Mr. Akrofi. Instead, he tested the business waters in Ghana and discovered that real estate is the way to go. Through effort, perseverance, endurance, and risk-taking, Mr. Akrofi has created 2,000 apartment units.
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Mr. Akrofi stated that people might work hard and be dedicated to their work, but without God, all their efforts would amount to nothing.
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By selling and renting out thousands of flats, Mr. Akrofi has made his goal of prosperity a reality. In addition, Mr. Akrofi acquired vast land in Kwabenya in the Greater Accra area for his real estate business and has even expanded his company to the UK.
His story has inspired several netizens to overcome their obstacles to achieving greatness. YEN.com.gh samples some of the comments below.
1/3 TV said:
The guy has a different kind of education. Not all education comes with a certificate. Thumbs up to this great achievement
I am soooo happy that I even got emotional to see black people thriving and doing good. Lots of love to Ghana and Ghanaians from Somaliland and Djibouti.
STK in Focus opined:
Work speaks for itself. Massive, impressive, housing project. Going back to the motherland has reached its apex and all who are ready will partake in the harvest thereafter. Come home, come to Ghana , come to Africa and together we shall build a stronger, great and happy Africa with one mind, one vision.
Trevanne Foxton said:
I’m impressed! Ghana is developing much faster than I thought.
Retired Ghanaian Woman Starts Chocolate Factory In Her Garden
In an earlier story, YEN.com.gh wrote about how a retired Ghanaian woman built a chocolate factory in her garden. Preba Arkaah said in an interview that she stores her cocoa beans in a shed and uses them to prepare completed confectionaries like chocolates and truffles.
She stated that the realization that Ghana lacked a respectable premium chocolate brand that could compete with those in Europe gave her the idea for a chocolate factory.
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