Inspector-General of Police Hillary Mutyambai on Saturday, February 8, 2020, issued a statement on the management of traffic in and around the Nairobi CBD during the late Mzee Daniel Moi’s memorial service and interment.
The service is set to take place on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at Nyayo Stadium in an interdenominational service before the body is transported to his Kabarak home for burial on Wednesday.
Three roads will be closed from today (Saturday, February 8, 2020) to Monday, February 10, 2020.
According to a statement by the National Police Service, Parliament Road, Harambee Avenue and City Hall Road will remain closed for three days.
“Parliament Rd, Harambee Av & City Hall Rd will be closed from SAT 8TH to MON 10TH FEB to accord Kenyans the opportunity to participate in the public viewing and paying last respects to the Former Head of State whose body shall be Lying-in-State in Parliament,” read the statement.
Here is the breakdown: In Nairobi, Aerodrome Road will be closed on Tuesday, 11th February 2020 from 6am while Uhuru Highway will be closed at the same time at Likoni, Bunyala, Valley Road and University Way Roundabout.Traffic along Nairobi- Malaba highway will be disrupted between Nairobi and Eldoret on 11th and 12th February, 2020.Nairobi-Eldoret Highway will be closed off to all heavy commercial trucks and trailers from Tuesday 11 February at 1200hrs to Wednesday 12 February 2020 at 1900hrs.All road users are advised to strictly adhere to the Highway Code to avert inconveniences.There will be enhanced police deployment to ensure public safety and security, and traffic control and enforcement along the routes.