Late Professor George Magoha
The Organizing Committee planning the funeral of the late Professor George Magoha has announced key dates leading to his interment.
According to the family spokesperson Principal Secretary – State Department of Early Learning and Basic Education Julius Jwan, the late former Education CS will be laid to rest at his home in Yala on 11th of February 2023.
On 8th of February, a farewell caravan shall proceed from Lee Funeral Home, through some of the places that defined Magoha, including the College of Health Sciences-University of Nairobi.
“The caravan will go through 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,” Jwan said.
On 9th of February, a requiem mass will be held at the Consolata Shrine Westlands.
On 10th of February, the body of Magoha will arrive at Township Primary School – Yala, before a procession leading up to St Mary’s Secondary School, and subsequently a mass to follow at his home in Nyamninia.
“The family notes with gratitude the immense love for and high regard with which the late Magoha was held by Kenyans from all works of life.
It should be remembered that in his last tour of duty as CS Education, Magoha was always in the midst of children and students. This explains why we are focusing on the schools where he had a major impact on learners,” added Jwan.
Magoha, 71, died on 24th January at the Nairobi Hospital.
He has been mourned by many as a man of integrity and public servant who was passionate with his work.
The late professor was a family man with a wife – Odudu Barbara Magoha and one son – Michael Magoha.
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