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Former Education CS George Magoha is Dead 

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Former Education Cabinet Secretary Dr. George Magoha has passed on at the age of 71. 

He died at Nairobi Hospital on Tuesday following a cardiac arrest. 

“It is with great regret that we announce the sudden and untimely demise of Prof George Magoha this evening at the Nairobi Hospital.

“Magoha collapsed at home and was rushed to the hospital’s accident and emergency. Efforts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful. Kindly join me in condoling with his family,” Nairobi Hospital Chief Executive Officer James Nyamongo confirmed.

Magoha leaves behind his wife Dr. Magoha and son Dr Michael Magoha.

Before his death Magoha had landed a role to at the Maseno University as a professor of surgery at its School of Medicine.

“Our School of Medicine is relatively new and to get an experienced and strong personality like Magoha is definitely a plus for us,” Director of Public Relations at Maseno University Owen McOnyango stated.

Before being appointed to cabinet Magoha Magoha served as Vice-Chancellor at the University of Nairobi (UoN) for ten years before he was appointed the chair of the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC).

Magoha also served as a Professor of Urological and Transplant Surgery at UoN’s College of Health Sciences.

His medical profession saw him working in Nigeria, Ghana, Ireland, and the United Kingdom for work and training.

The body of the late former Education CS has been taken to the Lee Funeral Home in Nairobi

George Magoha’s last public appearance was in October when he handed over the functions of the Ministry of Education to his successor Ezekiel Machogu.

Also Read: Former CS George Magoha Lands New Job After Exiting Government

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