Prof. George Magoha sworn in as Education Cabinet Secretary


Prof. George Magoha sworn in as Education Cabinet Secretary
Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha being sworn in.

In Summary

  • President Kenyatta also recognised and noted Professor Magoha’s experience as a public servant noting his vast experience will be relied upon in managing resources in the education docket.
  • Also sworn in together with the Education CS was Wycliffe Ogalo who takes over as the new Kenya Prisons Service Commissioner General.

Professor George Albert Omore Magoha was on Tuesday sworn in as the new Education Cabinet Secretary.

The former Kenya National Examinations Council Chairman Magoha took his oath of office in the swearing in ceremony at State House, Nairobi witnessed by President Uhuru Kenyatta, Interior CS Fred Matiang’i and Head of Delivery Nzioka Waita.

The ceremony was conducted by the Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua.

President Kenyatta, while commending the new Education CS for his appointment, said he looks forward to working with him and other stakeholders in implementing the new curriculum and ensuring the country achieves 100% transition from primary to secondary schools.

“We have worked with you in delivering credible exams. I am now counting on you on the 100% transition from primary to secondary schools, good management of resources and in implementing the new curriculum,” said the President.

President Kenyatta also recognised and noted Professor Magoha’s experience as a public servant noting his vast experience will be relied upon in managing resources in the education docket.

Also sworn in together with the Education CS was Wycliffe Ogalo who takes over as the new Kenya Prisons Service Commissioner General.

Mr. Kenyatta stressed on the need to steer the prison service in implementing it’s rehabilitation role.

“We want to see you continue with the ongoing reforms. We believe that there is that ability for you and your fellow officers as well as men and women who serve under you to see how the reformed prisoners can positively contribute to the development of Kenya,” said the President.

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