Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiang'i declared Monday, October 10, 2022, a public holiday on Friday.
In a statement, CS Matiang'i said the day is set aside to mark Utamaduni (Culture) Day.
"In line with Section 2 (1) and 4 and Part One of the Schedule of Public Holidays Act (Cap 110), and pursuant to the declaration of the High Court of 6'h November 2017 (Judicial Review 292 of 2017: Republic vs. Cabinet Secretary for Internal Security ex parte Gragory Oriaro Nyauchi & four others), it is hereby notified that Monday, October 10, 2022, will be a public holiday (Utamaduni Day)," said Matiang'i.
"All citizens are reminded to honour the day by recognizing and celebrating the rich cultural diversity of Kenya in a manner that promotes our unity, national cohesion, and economic progress," he added.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.