BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI 8TH OCT 2018-Kenyans can look forward for a public Holiday on Wednesday after Interior and Coordination of National Government CS Dr. Fred Matiang’i announced that October 10 will be a public holiday.
In a statement sent to newsrooms on Monday , Matiang’i has upheld the decision by the court for October 10 to be observed as a public holiday.
“In Judicial Review No. 292 of 2017 (Republic v Cabinet
Secretary for Internal Security Ex Parte G O Nyauchi & 4 Others) the
Court affirmed that the 10th of October remains a public holiday to be
observed as such. Going by this decision therefore 10th of October shall
be a public holiday,” read the statement.
A brief statement by the CS indicated that the review will address all outstanding matters with respect to public holidays and embrace the spirit of the Constitution on how our heroes will be celebrated.