The late George Albert Omore Magoha with a 91-page curriculum Vitae is a well-known Professor from Kisumu County. The fallen surgeon lives on a legend with the legacy of a distinguished administrator and staunch academician. Prof Magoha Cause of Death and biography share his little-known life story.
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Sudden news about Magoha’s death and burial is still causing ripples. He died after weeks of his brother Prof Alex Nyabera resting on December 6, 2022. Further sources say the late George Magoha had earlier lost another Sweden-based brother, Charles Agunga Magoha, on August 31, 2021.
George Magoha cause of death & biography
Close family members maintain Prof Magoha Cause of Death is cardiac arrest! The former Education Cabinet Secretary in the regime of ex-president Uhuru Kenyatta died on January 24th, 2023 at Nairobi Hospital.
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Born on July 2nd, 1952, George Albert Omore Magoha met his sudden death at the age of 71 years. Further sources say the career surgeon, technocrat, and administrator collapsed 4 times before his last breath on Tuesday evening. Magoha’s state funded burial date is on February 11, 2023.
Prof Magoha education & career history
Professor Magoha attended Dr Livingstone Primary School in Nairobi City County. He would proceed to Starehe Boys Centre for O-level studies and later Strathmore School for A-levels.
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Professor Magoha attended the University of Lagos in Nigeria for a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine. Thereafter, he joined Lagos University Teaching Hospital where he specialised in surgery.
Then again, Professor Magoha studied Urology at the University College Ibadan. He also attended the Royal College of surgeons, in Dublin Ireland.
He also attained a Royal Postgraduate in Medical School of Hammersmith Hospital, London.
Professor also trained in executive management at Stanford University, graduate school of business.
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Professional honours and awards for Magoha include (MBS) ‘Moran’s of the Burning spear ‘and ‘Elder of the burning spear.’ (EBS).
Worked closely with the Department of Urology in London. Professor also trained in executive management at Stanford University, graduate school of business.
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Professor Magoha started his career as an intern surgeon at Lagos University Teaching Hospitals. Soon after, he rose to the position of senior resident and clinical lecturer in surgery.
Professor Magoha went on to serve as a consultant surgeon in various leading hospitals in Nigeria, especially the Capital City of Lagos.
In 1998, Magoha joined the University of Nairobi as a lecturer in Urological surgery. A year later, he became chairman of the academic department.
On top of that, he became the Dean of Medicine School and the chief principal of the college of health science.
Hard work eventually earned him the status of deputy vice chancellor of the Administration and Finance Departments at UoN.
Other posts include chairman of the Kenya National Examination Council. In 2019, President Uhuru Kenyatta appointed Magoha to replace Amina Mohammed as an Education Cabinet Secretary.
Prof George Magoha wife Odudu Barbara
Magoha died leaving behind a 65-years old Nigerian born spouse Odudu Barbara Magoha. The couple met and married in Nigeria where Magoha was pursuing his undergraduate studies.
Prof Magoha and his wife Odudu Barbara were blessed with one child, Michael Magoha now a career neurosurgeon.
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Prof George Magoha cause of death is a mystery in Gem sub-county because it happened even as Umiru, Yala, and Ahono Ratudi villagers were planning to bury his brother Alex.