Patoranking, a Grammy-winning reggae-dancehall artist from Nigeria, recalls how he spent a significant amount of time homeless after coming in Ghana.
The artist described his hardships and difficulties he had while traveling from Nigeria to Ghana to attend the university.
Patoranking said that when he moved to Ghana to pursue his education at the University of Cape Coast, his life in Ghana began in Osu, in the Greater Accra region, during an interview on the Daybreak Hitz segment with Andy Dosty on Hitz FM.
Despite being accepted as an international student at the University of Cape Coast, he admitted that life had been quite challenging for him due to where he was from, especially since he was paying his tuition in US dollars.
“The reason I first traveled to Ghana was to attend school. Although I was admitted to the University of Cape Coast, it wasn’t an easy process given where I came from. International students pay in dollars as well.
“I began my life in Ghana in Osu, a city with a large Nigerian population. When I was in Ghana, I spent a very long time without a home.
He went on to claim that he had always predicted that he would be the one to succeed among his friends, but that although some had ignored his prophecy, others had listened as his declaration had brilliantly materialized.
I said at the time that I would be the guy. As usual, many people disregarded, some paid attention,