The new transformer of waste tyres into cash is known as Bernard Nii Nartey, affectionately called Papa Nii, who grew up in the Winneba, the Central Accra Region of Ghana.
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He is a former student of Wa Senior High School; and a graduate from the University of Cape Coast with a degree in BA Social Science.
After university, he did his national service at Apostle Safo Technology Centre at Gomoa Mpota, as a pattern maker. He remained in the company after his service, but not as a permanent worker on payroll.
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while there, he applied for several jobs but did not have any response. In fact, it was his frustrations at not getting a job that, one day, pushed him apply for a ‘house boy’ (a name given to male house helps in Ghana).
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