George Magoha aged 71 passed away at Nairobi Hosipital Monday. He served as Education CS in the previous administration.

The Funeral Organizing Committee in charge of planning the funeral of the late Prof. George Magoha has announced key dates leading to the former Education Cabinet Secretary’s interment.

Principal Secretary, State Department of Early Learning and Basic Education, Julius Jwan, the family spokesperson said that the former Education CS will be laid to rest at his home in Umiru Nyamninia, Yala, on February 11, 2023.

Julius Jwan said Magoha’s funeral service will take place at Odera Akang’o University campus in Yala from 10:00 am and also outlined a series of activities before his burial.

·        On February 8, 2023, a farewell caravan shall proceed from Lee Funeral Home, through some of the places that defined Prof Magoha, including: College of Health Sciences-University of Nairobi, the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council Headquarters, the Nigerian High Commission, St. George’s Primary School, the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) Offices along Dennis Pritt Road, State House Girls High School and Starehe Boys Centre.

·      On February 9, 2023, a requiem mass will be held at the Consolata Shrine, Westlands, at 9:00am to celebrate Prof. Magoha’s life whose work was always guided by his deep Catholic faith.

·       On February 10, 2023, the body of Prof Magoha will arrive at Township Primary School, Yala at 1:00pm, before a procession leading up to St Mary’s Secondary School, Yala, and subsequently a holy mass to follow at his home in Umiru Nyamninia. It should be borne in mind that in his last tour of duty as Cabinet Secretary for Education, Prof Magoha was always in the midst of children and students.

Prof Magoha’s funeral mass will take place at Odera Akang’o University campus in Yala from 10am.


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