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  OBITUARY  

October 14 - 20, 2005

 

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PROFESSOR JUMA LUGOGO

Coast Development Authority chairman
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Coastweek - - Professor Juma Lugogo, the chairman of the Coast Development Authority (CDA) passed away at the Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi last Saturday after a long illness.

Hundreds of mourners attended the burial of the late 64-year-old Professor Lugogo at his Nyali residence in Mombasa last Sunday after the last prayers were held at the Marembo Mosque.

He held the post of the Managing Director of CDA since its formation in 1992.

Prof Lugogo was also the chairman of the Board of Governors of Sheikh Khalifa Secondary and Technical School, chairman of Shanzu Teachers Training College and the chairman of Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Services (KEPHIS).

He also was the vice chairman of Nairobi University Council and the Coast's co-ordinator of Islamic University Project.  

 

Coastweek - - The late
Professor Juma Lugogo

Hon. Sheriff Nassir, a member of the Board of Trustees of Sheikh Khalifa Secondary and Technical School described the late Prof Lugogo as a dedicated and hard-working leader.

"The gap Prof. Lugogo left will be difficult to fill," said Mr Nassir while sending condolence messages to the bereaved family.

Prof. Lugogo left a widow, three children and four grand children.

 - Abdulrahmen Sheriff, Mombasa.

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an educationist of national reputation

Coastweek - - Prof. Juma Lugogo was an educationist of national reputation.

Despite holding high responsibilities of serving Kenyans, and particularly Coast communities, He was always an affable man and helped many people whenever he could.

He was founding managing director of Coast Development Authority up to his last breath.

He was the dedicated chairman of two well-known educational institutions - Shanzu Teachers' College and Sheikh Khalifa Bin Sheikh Zayed Al-Nahani Secondary and Technical School - to which he and devoted his life.

Ambassador Said Hemed, paying tribute to his highly respected colleague at the Board of governors of the Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Secondary and Technical School:  

"Prof. Juma Lugogo was a thorough gentleman, a good and helpful friend.

"He was popular to both the administration cadre and the students.

"He tried his at most to have a university established at the Coast."

His funeral was attended by several hundreds who came from various parts of Kenya, particularly from the Coast to pay their last respect and pray for his soul to rest in Paradise.

- Faraj Dumila, Mombasa.

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