The government has declared Tuesday next week a public holiday to honour retired president Daniel Arap Moi who will be buried on Wednesday.
In a Gazette Notice No. 787, Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i the move will accord Kenyans an opportunity Moi’s memorial service.
“IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 3 of the Public Holidays Act, the Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Co-ordination of National Government declares Tuesday, the 11th February, 2020, to be a Public Holiday throughout Kenya in order to accord all Kenyans the opportunity to attend the National Memorial Service in honour of the life of the late H.E. Daniel Toroitich arap Moi, the Second President of the Republic of Kenya, “read the Gazette Notice.