Francis Tetteh: Former NSMQ contestant pursuing PhD in Toronto dies of cancer at 27

Francis Tetteh: Former NSMQ contestant pursuing PhD in Toronto dies of cancer at 27

- An old student of Chemu Senior High School named Francis Beamish Tetteh who represented the school at the 2013 NSMQ has died while pursuing his PhD

- Francis was admitted to study MSc Mechanical Engineering at the York University in Toronto, Canada, but was moved to PhD due to his exploits

- Before travelling, Francis studied BSc Material Science and Engineering at KNUST and graduated as the best student with a first-class

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Francis Beamish Tetteh, a Ghanaian student and former contestant at the National Science and Maths Quiz for Chemu Senior High School has passed away in Toronto, Canada, whilst pursuing his PhD.

Ghanaweb reports that Francis was admitted to the MSc Programme in Mechanical Engineering at York University but due to his hard work and determination, he was transferred to the PhD by virtue of his exploits in academics and research.

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The brilliant you man, apart from being on the NSMQ, graduated with a first-class from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and was awarded the best Material Science and Engineering Graduate.

Former NSMQ contestant pursuing PhD in Toronto dies of cancer at 27
Former NSMQ contestant pursuing PhD in Toronto dies of cancer at 27 Credit: Facebook, Francis Beamish Tetteh
Source: Facebook

However, Francis was reportedly diagnosed with cancer a year ago, and he has been unwell since the incident occurred and was undergoing treatment.

It is indicated that while he was going through treatment and surgery, he passed his qualifying examination, authored research papers, and fulfilled his Teaching Assistantship duties.

According to his closest friends, Francis was one of the nicest humans to walk this earth, gracious and humble, and was always willing to help a friend.

Francis Beamish Tetteh sadly passed away on April 10, 2021.

In other news, a Ghanaian lady who has been married to her husband for eight years has discovered that the man's supposed cousin who lives with them in the same house is actually his lover.

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Narrating the story in a letter to Tima Kumkum of Hitz FM, the lady who withheld her name indicated that the truth was revealed to her by the man's best friend who couldn't stand the lies any longer.

When the lady and her man got married, his 'cousin' who had a child was overseas.

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