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CS Machogu Reveals Magoha’s Last Request To President Ruto

Education CS Ezekiel Machogu spoke at Magoha's funeral program

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Education Cabinet Secretary Mr. Ezekiel Machogu, on Saturday, February 11, revealed the last request that late former CS Prof George Magoha had extended to President William Ruto through him.

CS Machogu explained that the late CS Magoha was keen to have his sister secure a government appointment and had requested him to speak to the president about it.

While addressing mourners in Siaya, Machogu emphatically revealed that President Ruto had agreed to offer Magoha’s sister a job.  However, the CS did not reveal more details of the offer. and he also did not tell the name of the sister to Magoha.

“When Magoha was alive, he requested me to ensure the government considers his sister for a position,” Machogu stated.

Education CS Ezekiel Machogu

“And I want to inform you that the people of Gem that when I discussed with the President he agreed to the request of Magoha and that sister is going to work in the government of Kenya,” he added.

The late Magoha’s siblings are Mary Magdalene Owuor, Pauline Anyango Dola, and Joseph Magoha.

While defending the move to solicit a job for Magoha’s sister, Machogu revealed that the late Education Cabinet Secretary had picked his son, Paul Machogu Junior, as his aide after he was appointed to head the Ministry of Education by former President Uhuru Kenyatta.

“Professor Magoha walked with that young man for three and a half years. Every place he went to, he was with Machogu junior. As a father, he imparted the necessary Christian values to that young man,” CS Machogu narrated.

Former President Uhuru Kenyatta at CS Magoha’s funeral service

The Education CS affirmed that he returned the favor in honor of his friendship with Magoha and further appreciated Maseno University, for offering former CS Magoha a teaching job before he passed on Tuesday, January 24.

CS Machogu spoke during he funeral program of Prof Magoh in his Yala home in Siaya County.

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