Prof Magoha reportedly died Tuesday evening(1/24/2023) in Nairobi hospital after a short illness. James Nyamongi, Chief Executive of Nairobi Hospital, subsequently said in a statement to newsrooms: “Professor Magoha collapsed at home and was taken to Nairobi Hospital A&E. Attempts to revive him were unsuccessful.
He said Professor Magoha is a renowned academic whose previous networking is an asset to the university and beneficial to medical students.
Professor Magoha was also previously Vice Chancellor of the University of Nairobi and Chair of the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) before joining the cabinet.