Robust speaking former Schooling Cupboard Secretary Professor George Magoha is again in class.
Prof Magoha has joined Maseno College in Kisumu County as a professor of surgical procedure on the establishment’s Faculty of Drugs.
That is in line with Dr Owen McOnyango, the varsity’s Director of Public Relations, who instructed the Nation that having the ex-CS on the faculty is a useful improvement.
“He’s an asset to us attributable to his huge expertise and powerful skilled background. Our Faculty of Drugs is comparatively new and to get an skilled and powerful character like Magoha is unquestionably a plus for us,” stated Dr McOnyango.
He added that his expertise will go a great distance in benefitting each graduate and post-graduate college students.
Earlier than being appointed to Cupboard 5 years in the past, Prof Magoha served as Vice-Chancellor on the College of Nairobi (UoN) for ten years (2005 to 2015). He additionally served as a Professor of Urological and Transplant Surgical procedure at UoN’s School of Well being Sciences. His medical profession consists of work and coaching in Nigeria, Ghana, Eire and the UK. He additionally skilled in Govt Administration at Stanford College.
In Nigeria, he started his profession as an intern in Surgical procedure at Lagos College Educating Hospital and rose to turn out to be Senior Resident and Medical Lecturer in Surgical procedure. He later joined UoN as a Lecturer in Urological Surgical procedure in 1988 and rose by way of the ranks to turn out to be a full Professor of Surgical procedure in 2000.
Maseno’s Faculty of Drugs was established in 2011 and had the commencement of its first cohort in 2019. Three extra adopted in 2020, 2021 and 2022.
Dr McOnyango says the Faculty of Drugs was meant to additionally deal with referral circumstances which can be normally taken to Nairobi or Eldoret.
Prof Stephen Ogendo, the Dean on the Faculty of Drugs, stated Prof Magoha’s networks would profit the establishment.
“Aside from his tutorial standing, his networks will certainly profit Maseno and allow us to develop ourselves much more,” stated Prof Ogendo.
Prof Magoha served in former President Uhuru Kenyatta’s administration as Schooling CS from March 2019 after Dr Fred Matiang’i left the ministry for Inside.
As CS, he applied the one hundred pc transition for all learners from major faculty to secondary faculty degree. He additionally oversaw theimplementation of the competency-based curriculum (CBC).