CS Kindiki declares Wednesday public holiday to mark Eid al-Adha

Interior CS Kithure Kindiki has declared Wednesday 10th April a public holiday to celebrate Eid ul-Fitr./COURTESY

The government has declared Wednesday, June 28th a public holiday.

In a gazette notice dated June 26, 2023 Interior Cabinet Secretary Prof. Kithure Kindiki declared Wednesday a holiday is to mark Eid-Ul-Adha (Idd-Ul-Azha). 

“It is notified for the general information of the public that in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2 (2) and part II of the Schedule, as read with section 3 of the Public Holidays Act, the Cabinet Secretary for Interior and National Administration declares that Wednesday, the 28th June, 2023, shall be a public holiday to mark Eid-Ul-Adha (Idd-Ul-Azha),” read the gazette notice.

Eid-ul-Adha is scheduled to mark the culmination of the annual pilgrimage to Mecca, which is the holiest city for Muslims.