A three-week period has seen a sharp rise in the price of 25 ltr gallons of vegetable oil, prompting numerous complaints on social media.
In response, John Dumelo, who is now a local farmer, has given consumers a cheaper alternative that he feels will save money.
The former actor is still honing his entrepreneurial talents as he encourages people to create nutritious meals with shea butter that is acquired from the country’s northern regions.
On Facebook, John Dumelo posted a query that has received 102 shares in the last five hours.
He wrote, “Natural shea butter oil can be used for cooking, and it’s in abundance in the Northern part of Ghana. So why are we not promoting its use?”
Priced at GHc350 at the beginning of the year, some vendors are now selling at Ghc850 and Ghc1100.