Dr Elsie Effah Kaufmann NSMQ quiz mistress recovers purse inside stolen handbag

Her sister, Belinda Yaa Dankwaa Effah, in Facebook post Saturday said the purse was dropped at the University of Ghana, where she is a lecturer.

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The National Science Maths Quiz mistress, Dr. Elsie Effah Kauffman , has recovered her purse that was among other valuables in her hangbag that was stolen during the finals of the quiz competition.

Her sister, Belinda Yaa Dankwaa Effah, in Facebook post Saturday said the purse was dropped at the University of Ghana, where she is a lecturer.

READ MORE: "Stolen" handbag of quiz mistress found after CCTV points out thief

“Update from NSMQ Mistress’ stolen bag: Wallet /purse inside the bag has been dropped at the University of Ghana,” Ms Effah posted on Facebook.

She added: “Dr. Elsie Effah Kaufmann thanks whoever came to drop off the purse. She says she needs to have a perfect score so the bag also has to be dropped. The purse has her IDs, driver’s license and ATM cards. The cash is gone.”

The bag contained her valuables including her phone, workplace ID cards, her car and home keys.

It is unclear if closed circuit television footage of the stage is available to help track the thief/thieves.

READ MORE: Handbag of NSMQ quiz mistress stolen

About Elsie Kaufmann

Dr Elsie Kaufmann is a senior lecturer at the University of Ghana’s Department of Biomedical Engineering. She holds a doctorate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in the United States of America.

She has been the quiz mistress of the highly popular schools’ competition since 2006, making her the longest serving among the quiz’s three coordinators.

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