The pre-burial service for James Lutterodt, the Keta Senior High School (KETASCO) NSMQ representative, was conducted at the forecourt of the Tema Metropolitan Assembly. Attendees included family members, friends, and well-wishers.
The tragic passing of James Lutterodt, a promising 2023 KETASCO NSMQ finalist, occurred on July 3, 2023. The cause of his untimely death, suspected to be food poisoning, left many in shock. James had ambitious plans to further his education at Howard University in the United States.
His sudden demise deeply saddened numerous individuals, including former Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama, who expressed his profound sorrow.
Mahama fondly remembered James Lutterodt and his fellow students from KETASCO for their outstanding performance in the NSMQ in 2021. Although they didn’t secure the ultimate prize, their participation brought joy to many who watched their impressive performance.
“Our hearts go out to his parents, family, friends, and schoolmates. You are not alone during this difficult time.
“James will always hold a special place in our hearts. His passing at such a young age is truly heartbreaking,” John Mahama wrote in a Facebook post on Tuesday, July 4, 2023.