According to the notice, Agunga passed on Tuesday, August 31 in Sweden, Europe. The news was announced through the State House social platforms on Wednesday, September 1.
“His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta has condoled with the family of Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha following the death of his brother Charles Agunga Magoha in Sweden on Tuesday, 31st August 2021,” read the State House notice.
Netizens took to their platforms to condole with the CS’s family, as they sent their words of encouragement. The cause of the Agunga’s death was however not revealed as much is unknown in regards to Magoha’s brother who was living in Sweden. The Education CS has managed to keep hos family off the limelight .
Magoha’s other siblings include John Obare, Andrew Oduol, Pauline Dola who is the Kakamega County Commissioner.
The Education CS rose to the public eye when he was appointed as the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nairobi and due to his reputable nature, he became the chairman of the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC)in 2016. He later replaced Amina Mohammed, current Sports CS, as the Cabinet Secretary for Education.