- Joseph Agyiri is a businessman who has been selling ice cream for thirty-eight years
- The 56-year-old father of nine disclosed that he has been to almost every school in Tema in the Greater Accra Region
- Agyiri spoke to DJ Nyame of SVTV Africa in an interview
A 56-year-old businessman, Joseph Agyiri, who has been selling ice cream for thirty-eight years, has given an account of his life experience.
Popularly known as Our Day within the environs of Tema in the Greater Accra Region, Agyiri disclosed that he had a good time selling and serving children.
Speaking in an interview with SVTV Africa, the father of nine revealed that he has been to almost every school in Tema.
"I have been selling hokey pokey and Yoghurt for 35 years. Most of the children call me Our Day. I have been to almost all the schools in Tema selling my ice cream.''
Agyiri has been providing for his nine children and wife from the money he makes from the business and indicated that he is not about to go on retirement anytime soon.
He said some of his children are too young and still in school for him to quit now.
Though he admits the job is difficult and he earns little profit, Agyiri disclosed that he enjoys selling because he loves children, indicating that he sometimes supports some of the needy kids.
After selling Yoghurt for 35 years, Agyiri revealed that he now owns a six-bedroom house in his hometown.
Watch the interview below.
In similar news, Kofi Boahen, a Ghanaian father-of-six has narrated that he is able to take care of his family with his menial business of frying and selling local chips named "atsomor".
In an interview with GBC sighted by Legit.ng, the 42-year-old indicated that he started the business after learning from his wife and raising some funds from other menial jobs.
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