Joseph Agyiri Sold Ice Cream Since 1983 and Owns 6-bedroom House

Joseph Agyiri Sold Ice Cream Since 1983 and Owns 6-bedroom House

- Joseph Agyiri is a businessman who has been selling frozen yoghurt for over 35 years

- The 56-year-old father of nine disclosed that he has been to every school in Tema in the Greater Accra Region

- Agyiri spoke to DJ Nyame of SVTV Africa in an interview

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A 56-year-old businessman, Joseph Agyiri, who has been selling ice-cream for over 35 years, has given an account of his lesson-ridden 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 he has been to every school in Tema.

Joseph Agyiri: Meet the man who has been selling ice cream from 1983 and has a six-bedroom house
Joseph Agyiri: Meet the man who has been selling ice cream since 1983 and has a six-bedroom house. Image: SVTV Africa
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"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.''

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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 earlier news by, a multi-talented Ghanaian artisan, Bernard Nii Nartey, has been creating beautiful furniture and sound systems from used car tyres and other sustainable materials.

Nartey, 35, has become a forerunner in his field because of his unique and viable creations made from used tyres.

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His furniture label, Nat Recycle Centre converts used tyres into impressive and sustainable furniture for home and office use.

Meanwhile, previously reported on Elisha Ofori Bamfos and his brother, Calvin Bill, who are making waves with their unique and sustainable designs made from waste materials.

The two young fashion designers have been a part of the country's fashion scene for some time, making colourful and eye-catching clothing from waste materials like plastics and broken mirrors.

Bamfo and Bill's fashion label, Boie and Bill, has become known for its signature and sustainable creations.

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