MP for Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai constituency, Alfred Obeng-Boateng has discovered he was previously abundant by the time he entered his 2nd calendar year in the college.
Speaking on Individuality Profile, on Pleasure FM, he stated that at the time his publications, Approachers Sequence, had grow to be a residence identify in Senior Large Faculties,
As a result, a lot of folks were buying the textbooks in huge portions for learners throughout the state, Obeng-Boateng stated.
“From Second yr to the third calendar year I was a millionaire, just that I stored it silent. Putting belongings aside, at the time I was even richer than now, due to the fact, nationwide no college student goes to school with no looking for Approachers Collection,” the CEO of Approachers Ghana Confined stated.
He explained to Lexis Invoice, host of the exhibit, that he experienced the plan to produce the e book even though accomplishing his national support after ending his Progress Degree training.
The MP mentioned that he applied to tutor students as a facet work when they were on holiday. The learners, he stated, informed him they favored his components and type of instructing to that of their instructors.
“Since the vacations have been brief they questioned if I could put together some pamphlet for them to use in school. That was when I utilised portion of my time to put together the manuscript which was later published as Approachers Series,” he stated.
In his to start with year at Kwame Nkrumah College of Science and Know-how (KNUST), Mr Obeng-Boateng reported he experienced pleaded with a typist in his division to aid him turn the manuscript into a reserve.
He narrated that he paid out the typist and the publishers who printed his guide for him with his university student mortgage.
“I began with 50 guides at initially. Friday was a no cost day for us so that is when we could promote the books.”
“We bought to Obiri Yeboah Secondary University, they assessed it and claimed they wanted 450 for all remaining 12 months pupils. Built-in science was a challenge for them.”
Mr Obiri Yeboah stated the faculty asked for an additional 900 copies for Kind 1s and 2s immediately after he managed to get the initially 450 copies.
“So not very long following they wrote the SSCE and the school which has never recorded a B in Main Science recorded 6As that yr. It was a small university then.”
“The headmaster employed that and promoted the book in the Ashanti Location. So from there, every single university were being bringing orders.”
The MP added that because he was the sole brain powering the content material and composing, a chunk of the gain was his.
He stated that though he experienced long gone from obtaining minimal to acquiring so considerably dollars he however did not want to demonstrate off.
Mr Obeng-Boateng uncovered he retained his finances a key when making his business, Approachers Ghana Minimal, and residing a humbling lifestyle.
“So in the 3rd year, that’s when I started off the company and the business. I formalised it, took offices, acquired machines and utilized about 50 people today,” he additional.
The MP for Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai constituency said it is his aspiration to help make additional entrepreneurs specially in his constituency.