The death is reported of Prof. Awurama Addy, the popular TV host of the Science and Maths quiz in Ghana
Sources say that she died from a short illness on Tuesday morning.
Prof. Addy was the first woman professor of Science from the University of Ghana. She was also a resource person for science education programs in the country.
As the Quiz Mistress of a national weekly science and mathematics quiz program on television, she contributed immensely to science education by making the subject interesting to Ghanaians of all ages.
It is believed that her quiz mistress role inspired many female students to study science.
Prof. Addy was 72 years old. May her soul rest in peace.