George Magoha


George A. O. Magoha

Moran of the Burning Spear (MBS), Elder of the Burning Spear (EBS), Chief of the Burning Spear (CBS)
Born1952 (age 69–70)
Alma materUniversity of Lagos
Lagos University Teaching Hospital
University College Hospital, Ibadan
Royal College of Surgeons
Royal Postgraduate Medical School
OccupationSurgeon; professor; academic; administrator.
Known forAdministrative Skills, Body of Work
TitleCabinet Secretary of Education in the Cabinet of Kenya

George Albert Omore Magoha (born circa 1952), is a Kenyan consultant surgeon, academic administrator and technocrat, who serves as the Cabinet Secretary of Education in the Cabinet of Kenya, effective 26 March 2019.[1][2]

Immediately before his current assignment, he was the chairman of the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC), from 2016 until 2019.[3]

He has previously served as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Nairobi from 2005 until 2015. He is a Professor of Surgery at the University of Nairobi's College of Health Sciences. He concurrently serves as a Consultant Urologist at Kenyatta National Hospital, the teaching hospital of the university.[4]

  1. ^ Nairobi News (26 March 2019). "George Magoha sworn in as Education CS" (Video). Nairobi News. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  2. ^ Davis Ayega (26 March 2019). "Magoha to take over as Education CS after taking oath of office". Nairobi: 98.4 Capital FM. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  3. ^ Kenya Today (1 March 2019). "How 91-page CV landed professor CS George Magoha in Education ministry". Nairobi: Kenya-Today.com. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  4. ^ Aduda, David (26 May 2017). "Prof Magoha: The 'buffalo' who tamed university students". Daily Nation. Nairobi. Retrieved 26 March 2019.

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