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8 International Universites Attended by Former Education CS Prof. George Magoha

8 International Universites Attended by Former Education CS Prof. George Magoha

During his tenure, the late former Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha was renowned for his leadership of the ministry.

Before passing away, the CS had earned a position as a professor of surgery at Maseno University’s School of Medicine.

As the country mourned his passing on Tuesday, January 24, Kenyans.co.ke examined the eight international universities and institutions of higher education he attended.

The 71-year-old received his primary schooling at Dr. Livingstone Primary School in Yala.

After completing high school at Starehe Boys Centre and Strathmore College in 1978, Magoha enrolled at the University of Lagos to pursue medicine.


To advance his career, he attended the Primary Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland, in 1980.

The next year, he attended Clinical General Surgery at the Federal Medical Centers (FMCs) in Nigeria.

In 1985, Magoha studied Surgery and Urology at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital for his thesis.

In Nigeria in 1990, he was a member of the West African College of Surgeons.

Then, in 1996, he became a Fellow of the International College of Surgeons in the United States.

In Tanzania in 2002, the former CS attended the College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa. Later, he completed a certificate program in Executive Management at Stanford University.

During his tenure, Magoha produced over sixty peer-reviewed articles and supervised over forty Master of Medicine (Surgery) students to completion.

Notably, Magoha’s 89-page curriculum vitae was a topic of conversation during his 2019 vetting as CS.
According to the doctor’s report, the former secretary-general died of a heart arrest while being treated at the Nairobi Hospital.

“Magoha collapsed at home and was sent to the hospital’s emergency room. Attempts to revive him were fruitless “The hospital declared.

8 International Universites Attended by Former Education CS Prof. George Magoha

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