- Barbara said as she was ironing her clothes, she heard Magoha calling her in a stressful voice.
- She later narrated that at 2 pm, Magoha told her he was 'chesty' and at 2:30 pm, he asked for a cough mixture.
Former Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha's widow, Barbara Magoha has said her husband performed his surgery duties up to the last minute.
Speaking during the requiem mass at Consolata Shrine, Barbara narrated events preceding her husband's death, who she said was dedicated to his work.
In what came as a shock to her, Barbara told mourners that she turned from Mrs to a widow in just two hours.
"He was ok, he was not sick, we talked. On January 24, we went to buy things for our late brother's funeral," she narrated.
But at 2 pm, she said Magoha told her he was 'chesty' and at 2:30 pm, he asked for a cough mixture.
"I told him to rest, as he was stressed. I showed him my cough syrup and walked away as I was preparing for work," she said.
"My professional career was something of importance to him."
But as Barbara was ironing her clothes, she heard Magoha calling her in a stressful voice.
"When I went, I found he had collapsed, his head was almost knocking on the wall... His tongue was coming out. I screamed and he got back to his consciousness," she narrated.
She said Magoha immediately asked to see his son.
"That's when I knew something was not okay," she said.
She further said that the former CS had earlier told her if anything happened to him, she should call Prof. Walter Mwanda, which she did.
And in the process, Magoha said he wanted to go for a long call and was excused.
When Mwanda arrived, Barbara said Magoha told him to check his blood pressure.
"As the blood pressure was being checked, he had a second attack," she said.
She noted that he passed on after the fourth heart attack while heading to the hospital.
Barbara further said she had a dream the following day of Magoha asking her what she think he would have done in the situation.
"It was best for you, it was best for me, I woke up and said, I have set you free," she said.