George Magoha's Famous Quotes

  • Outgoing Education CS George Magoha addressing at the Chuka University graduation ceremony on Friday, October 14, 2022..jpg
    Former Education CS George Magoha addressing the congregation at the Chuka University graduation ceremony on Friday, October 14, 2022.
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  • Former Education Cabinet Secretary George Albert Omore Magoha breathed his last on Tuesday, January 24, after suffering a cardiac arrest

    According to the family, the former University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor passed away while receiving treatment at the Nairobi Hospital.

    The hospital's Chief Executive Officer, James Nyamongo, confirmed the demise, stating that Magoha breathed his last shortly after arriving at the facility.

    Kenyans.co.ke has compiled some memorable quotes for which the no-nonsense professor will be remembered. 

    Undated photo of the late former Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha addressing the press
    Undated photo of the late former Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha addressing the press
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    “If you think that you need an A to make it in your life then that is the second stupidity that you have to get out of your system,” - Professor George Magoha, 2016. 

    “If you are sitting in an office and a dormitory is burning just know you are doing nothing,” - Professor George Magoha, 2019. 

    “Ask yourselves what we as teachers are doing. If you accept to be a cleaner of a toilet you should clean that toilet so well that it looks cleaner than any other thing” - Professor George Magoha, 2019. 

    “What a wonderful day today that He has allowed us to be alive and witness the release of KCSE examination results for our children and grandchildren." - Professor George Magoha, 2019

    "I believe I was appointed to this position because of my ability to serve. If I was appointed to represent the Jaluos then I would ask you not to approve my appointment,” - Professor George Magoha, 2019. 

    "I do not trust anyone! I don’t trust myself too! So don’t trust me, let’s just work!" - Professor George Magoha, 2019. 

    "Everything I have ever touched I always have succeeded, failure has never existed in my vocabulary," - Professor George Magoha, 2019. 

    "You don’t need to go to National schools to pass KCSE." - Professor George Magoha, 2021. 

    "First of all, where do you come from? Who are you representing? Because if you are representing Al Shabaab, I will not answer you," - Professor George Magoha, 2022.  

    "All land belongs to the government. The government owns everything, including the land I am standing on," - Professor George Magoha, 2022. 

    "If I don't like what you are telling me to do, the door is wide open, I will use the legs that God gave me and I will leave," - Professor George Magoha, 2022. 

    A file photo of former Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Omore Magoha
    A file photo of former Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Omore Magoha
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