George Magoha Biography, Age, Career, Education, Family, Wife, Net Worth

George Albert Omore Magoha is a Kenyan Academic administrator, Consultant surgeon, and Technocrat currently serving as the Cabinet secretary in the Ministry of Education. He was appointed into office on 26 March 2019 to replace Ambassador Amina Mohamed who was shifted to the ministry of sports.

George Magoha.
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George Magoha Birth and Age.

Magoha was born on 2 July 1952 in Kisumu-Kenya. He is the son of Bernard Boniface Magoha and Sarah Joan Aloo. Magoha moved with his elder brother, John Obare, and his wife Agatha Christine Obare to Nairobi owing to his (Magoha’s) asthma condition at an early age.

George Magoha Education.

In 1960, Magoha attended Jina Primary School before leaving to join Dr. David Livingstone Primary School in Nairobi in 1964. In 1967, Magoha joined Starehe Boys Centre and School where he undertook his O-level studies and graduated in 1970. He then enrolled in Strathmore School for A-Level studies in 1971 and graduated with a High School Diploma in 1973.

Following his exemplary performance in high school education, he was awarded a scholarship to study for a bachelor’s degree in Human Medicine at the University of Lagos, Nigeria. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Medicine in 1978.

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In his Medicine Career, Magoha trained at Lagos University Teaching Hospital and the University College Hospital, Ibadan both in Nigeria. He then trained higher at Royal Postgraduate Medical School in the United Kingdom where he trained as a specialized Urologist.

George Magoha Family.

Magoha got married to his Nigerian wife Odudu Barbara Essien in 1982 in Nigeria and together they have a child named Michael Augustus Magoha.

Wealth and Assets.

Professor George Magoha has not publicly declared his wealth. However, we are closely following up and details about his wealth will be updated as soon as reliable information is sourced.

George Magoha Career.

After graduation, Magoha began as an intern at Lagos University Teaching Hospital in 1978. He later took a role as a resident surgeon in the same hospital and served until 1981.

In 1980, Magoha was a senior house officer at the Royal House of Surgeons. From 1981 to 1985, he worked as a senior resident and clinic lecturer in surgery at Lagos University Teaching Hospital. In 1986, he served as Consultant Surgeon and Urologist to Shoreman Medical Centres, Motayo clinic, and Duro-Seyele Hospital.

Magoha moved to Kenya in 1988 and was appointed as Lecturer in Surgery at the University of Nairobi before he was promoted to a senior lecturer at the Department of Surgery. In 1996, he became an associate professor of surgery and in 200 he became a full professor of surgery at the UON.

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