Magoha’s burial date set

By , K24 Digital
On Fri, 3 Feb, 2023 12:11 | < 1 min read
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The late former Education CS George Magoha. PHOTO/File

The family of the late former Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha has set February 11, 2023, as his burial date.

Burial committee spokesperson Julius Jwan on Friday, February 3 said Magoha will be buried at his Umiru home in Nyamininia sub-county, Siaya County.

Magoha's farewell caravan and viewing of the body will take place on February 8 at Starehe Boys’ Centre, KNEC Headquarters, Kenyatta National Hospital, and the University of Nairobi.

"On February 9, 2023, a requiem mass will be held at the Consolata Shrine, Westlands, at 9:00am.

"The media is invited to cover this important mass that will celebrate Prof. Magoha’s life whose work was always guided by his deep Catholic faith.

"On February 10, 2023, the body of Prof Magoha will arrive at Township Primary School, Yala at 1:00pm, before a procession leading up to St Mary’s Secondary School, Yala, and subsequently a holy mass to follow at his home in Umiru Nyamninia.

"It should be borne in mind that in his last tour of duty as Cabinet Secretary for Education, Prof Magoha was always in the midst of children and students," Jwan said.

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The family will provide further updates on burial arrangements during a press conference on Tuesday, February 7, 2023.

"The family notes, with gratitude, the immense love for, and high regard with which the late Prof. Magoha was held by Kenyans from all walks of life.

"The family wishes to particularly thank the media for the extensive," Jwan added.

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