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Monday declared public holiday to mark Utamaduni Day

By Jael Mboga | October 6th 2021
Celebrations at Nyayo Stadium in Nairobi.

Monday, October 11, has been declared a public holiday to celebrate Utamaduni Day, Interior CS Fred Matiang’i has said.

In line with the provisions of Section 2 and 4 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 110), it is confirmed that October 11 will be a public holiday by dint of Utamaduni Day falling on Sunday October 10.

“Whereas this day is already conferred by law, this shall be the first time Utamaduni Day is observed in Kenya,” the CS said.

He emphasized the need for all citizens to recognise and celebrate the rich cultural diversity of Kenya in a manner that promotes unity, national cohesion, and economic progress.

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