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“Over 50 Companies Want To Employ Me” – Viral Unemployed Graduate Hoisting Placard For Job Says



"Over 50 Companies Want To Employ Me" - Viral Unemployed Graduate Hoisting Placard For Job Says

An unemployed student from the University of Ghana who went viral on social media after he raised a placard on the roadside appealing for a job has disclosed the results of his actions.

The Legon graduate student identified as Isaac Kwame Addae has revealed in an interview on GHOne TV with Serwaa Amihere that he has received calls from over 50 companies wanting to employ him.

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According to him, despite being trolled on social media after the photo went viral, it has yielded the results he wanted.

“It was very difficult initially. People kept laughing at me that I decided to move to a different location. When I got there, I was inspired to stay because other people kept telling me I’ll find a job.

“I spent about an hour and 30 minutes in the sun. But now, more than 50 companies have offered to employ me,” he disclosed in an interview on Accra-based GHOne TV, monitored by

The student who graduated in Marine Science says he’s waiting for feedback after receiving calls for employment.

He also noted that some callers recommended Aquaculture opportunities which he is considering.

“I have qualifications in Marine and Fisheries so if it is the fisheries aspect I will gladly embrace it. If I also get the Marine Operations Department at the habour, I will grab it.

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“I am willing to accept other jobs, once it can put food on the table, I will be ready to adapt and learn,” he said.

A photo of Mr Addae went viral over the weekend after a photograph of him holding a placard displaying his predicament went viral.

The viral photo showed him in a black pair of trousers and shoes, as well as a light blue long-sleeved dress, with a black backpack.

“Please I need a Job,” was boldly inscribed on the placard. The poster also had his telephone number and qualifications.

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