President Uhuru Kenyatta is mourning the death of Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha’s brother, Charles Agunga Magoha who died in Sweden, Europe.
The news of the demise of Charles Magoha was announced through the State House social platforms on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 which revealed that Agunga died on Tuesday, August 31, 2021.
The notice from the State House in Nairobi indicated that Head of State sent his message of condolence to the family of the Education Cabinet Secretary.
“His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta has condoled with the family of Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha following the death of his brother Charles Agunga Magoha in Sweden on Tuesday, 31st August 2021,” the State House notice read.
However, the cause of his death was not revealed.
Friends and relatives took to their social media platforms to condole with the Education Cabinet Secretary’s family with words of comfort and encouragement.
The Education CS has managed to keep his family life out of the public and that not much is known in regards to his brother who was living in Sweden.
Magoha’s other siblings include; John Obare, Andrew Oduol, Pauline Dola who is the Kakamega County Commissioner.
The Education Cabinet Secretary rose to the public eye when he was appointed as the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nairobi (UoN) and due to his reputable nature, he became the Chairman of the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) in 2016.
He replaced the current Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed in March 2019 as the Cabinet Secretary for Education.