PHOTOS: Prof George Magoha's body arrives in Yala ahead of burial

Traditional dancers entertaining mourners ahead of the body's arrival at Yala Township Primary School. [Michael Mute, Standard]

Magoha, a longtime surgeon and scholar is credited with steering the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) and the CBC curriculum development. He will be remembered as a respected human health researcher whose pioneering research was instrumental in the discovery of drugs and treatment. He also served as Vice Chancellor of the University of Nairobi.

The former Education CS will be laid to rest at his rural home in Umiru village, Yala. Thousands of mourners, including senior political figures and government officials, are expected at the burial.

The hearse ferrying George Magoha's body was taken to exit Yala Township primary school for people to pay their last respects. [Michael Mute, Standard]
Police officers had to restrain mourners who turned up at Yala Township primary school from getting too close to the chopper. [Michael Mute, Standard]
The Starehe Boys Centre band playing. Magoha was a student at Starehe in 1967. [Michael Mute, Standard]
The hearse that will be carrying the remains of Magoha ahead of his burial on Saturday 11 February, 2023. [Michael Mute, Standard]