Moi Memorial Day in Kenya in 2024

Moi Memorial Day in Kenya in 2024
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2020 Kenya Tue, Feb 11 National Holiday

The government has announced that Tuesday February 11th will be a National Public holiday to mourn the death of Kenya’s second president Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi.

When is this public holiday?

The government has declared Tuesday February 11th as a national public holiday to allow Kenyans to attend the national memorial service for late president Daniel Moi.

Head of Public Service, Joseph Kinyua, said the steering committee had recommended to the Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i to declare a public holiday for Kenyans to attend an interdenominational service which will be held at Nyayo stadium.

Daniel Arap Moi was the second president of Kenya and the country's longest-serving head of state, ruling from 1973 - 2002.

Moi died on February 4th 2020, at the age of 95, while undergoing treatment at the Nairobi hospital.

On Tuesday February 4th President Uhuru Kenyatta issued a presidential proclamation that Mzee Moi would be accorded a State funeral with full civilian and military ceremonial honours.

On Saturday, February 8th President Kenyatta will lead the nation in the viewing of Moi's body as well as the paying of last respects, on Saturday, Sunday (February 9th) and Monday (February 10th) at Parliament buildings. 

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