Sulemana Abdul Samed, a 29-year-old Ghanaian, recently went to a hospital in northern Ghana for a health check-up and was told that his length had reached 2 meters and 89 centimeters. Previously, the tallest man in the world was recorded by the Guinness Book of World Records as the Turkish Sultan Kosen, whose length is 2 meters and 82 centimeters. Of course, the news did not surprise Sulemana, who is not rare to grow day by day and is a victim of the unusual growth called ‘Giantism’.
Sulemana, who says that he has visible growth in three to four months, said that he faces various health problems related to this growth and that he spends up to 50 dollars a month for health services. The health professional who measured Sulemana’s height enlisted the help of his colleagues to solve this height mystery. It was not easy for the health professionals to measure the height properly, so they tried to measure the height above them with a stick.
But this did not suit them, so they had to measure Suleiman by meters, and then they placed Suleiman against a tall tower and measured it and said that it was 2 meters and 89 centimeters tall. This length makes Suleiman the tallest man in the world; However, the rural clinic that did the measurement did not have the correct measurement material, so the results were questioned. Sulemana wanted to become a driver when he was a child, and for this he went to Ghana’s capital, Accra, and tried to get his driver’s license for 6 years.
A Ghanaian of this stature could not afford shoes, so he was forced to wear shoes made from used car tires by local shoemakers. “I am happy with the nature that God has given me,” Sulemana told the BBC in an interview with the BBC that he wants to earn money to get better medical treatment and then start a family as per the Creator’s permission.