The Government Declares August 9 A Public Holiday.

Dr. Fred Matiang’i, the Interior Cabinet Secretary, has declared Tuesday, August 9, 2022, a holiday.

The General Election will be held on Tuesday, according to a gazette notification published on Thursday by Matiang’i.

“It is notified for information to the public that the Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Co-ordination of National Government, pursuant to and in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2 (4) of the Public Holidays Act, read together with Articles 101 (1), 177 (1) (a) and 180 (1) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, declares Tuesday, 9th August, 2022, as a public holiday…” read the gazette notice dated July 29, 2022.

“…to afford the people of Kenya the opportunity to participate in the 2022 general elections of Members of Parliament, Members of County Assemblies and County Governors. “

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Written by Esther Oyugi

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