Prof George Magoha
Prof George Magoha. [Photo/ Courtesy]

Former Education CS George Magoha has joined Maseno University as Professor of Surgery at its School of Medicine, director of public relations Dr Owen McOnyango has confirmed.

Prof Magoha previously served as the University of Nairobi vice-chancellor, before being appointed the chairman of the Kenya National Examinations Council.

His most remarkable achievement at the UoN was instituting discipline among the academic staff, non-teaching staff and the students.

As the Chairman of KNEC, he was tasked with reforming the council to arrest the widespread academic dishonesty and corruption in the administration of national examinations.

On March 1, 2019, he was nominated as the Cabinet Secretary for Education in the Kenyan Cabinet and was sworn in on March 26, 2019, replacing Amina Mohamed, who was transferred to the Sports docket.

At the time of his appointment, Prof Magoha came out with one of the longest CVs in the Kenyan academic field, with over 91 pages.

In Magoha’s CV, a personal statement in which he, among others, describes himself as a top grade Professor of Urological and Transplant Surgery since 2000 at the University of Nairobi, who trained in Nigeria, Ghana, Ireland and United Kingdom, takes 2 and 3/4 pages.

Some of the memoranda he signed during his 10-year tenure at UoN with international institutions, many of them universities, take up 12 pages while selected engagements he had during the period cover 19 and 1/2 pages.

Another 15 pages are taken up by roles and responsibilities he held as head of various bodies, including as VC, and achievements realised. His membership of various learned professional bodies takes up 1 and 1/2 pages.

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International academic and management conferences and seminars attended cover 14 pages. Undergraduate teaching and post-graduate teaching and supervision at UoN’s Department of Surgery cover just over five pages.

Some of the memoranda he signed during his 10-year tenure at UoN with international institutions, many of them universities, take up 12 pages while selected engagements he had during the period cover 19 and 1/2 pages.

Another 15 pages are taken up by roles and responsibilities he held as head of various bodies, including as VC, and achievements realised. His membership of various learned professional bodies takes up 1 and 1/2 pages.

International academic and management conferences and seminars attended cover 14 pages. Undergraduate teaching and post-graduate teaching and supervision at UoN’s Department of Surgery cover just over five pages.

Academic scientific publications he has authored or co-authored take up nearly seven pages while national, continental and professional responsibilities he has held since 1999 take just over two pages.

The rest of Magoha’s CV contains awards and grants he has received, research collaboration, national and international launches for drugs used for treatment of erectile dysfunction and fields of current research projects.

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