Former EducationCS Professor George Magoha has passed on.


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Former Education CS Professor George Magoha has passed on.

His death comes two days after burying his brother and a year later after burying his sibling!.

Former Education CS George Magoha dies aged 71.

Magoha, who had recently been appointed Professor of Surgery at Maseno University, died of cardiac arrest.

Magoha was the immediate Education CS after Dr Fred Matiang’i was moved to security sector.

Following his death, prominent leaders have sent their condolences to mourn the former CS.

Taking to his Twitter, the opposition Chief Raila Amolo Ofinga wrote: “I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Prof. George Magoha, a transformational leader, illustrious scholar, dedicated public servant, and distinguished medical doctor who left an indelible mark on our country’s education system.”

“We will remember him for his incredible intellect, wit, and ability to inspire and challenge us to do our best. My condolences go out to his family and colleagues. May he Rest In Eternal Peace.” Added Odinga.

“Prof George Magoha gone too soon😭
My thoughts and prayers go to Dr Barbra Magoha and son Michael Magoha. May the good Lord give them strength during this Sorrowful time… RIP Prof.” Millicent Omanga wrote.

The Speaker of the National Assembly Hon. Moses Wetangula note: “Deeply saddened to learn of the passing on of former Education Cabinet Secretary Prof. George Magoha.”

Wetangula note that he has vivid memories of this great and tough scholar who had distinguished himself by his immense contribution to the education sector of our country.

The IT CS Eliud Owalo mourned Magoha saying: “I have learned with shock and disbelief of the passing on of Prof. George Magoha, a short while ago.
He’ll be remembered as a focused professional in his field, and a candid stickler for discipline and efficiency in institutional leadership and management. He’ll be sadly missed.”

“I extend my deepest condolences on the passing of former Education Cabinet Secretary, Prof. George Magoha. His dedication and contribution to the education sector will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones during this difficult time.” Esther Passaris said.