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Matiang’i gazettes Wednesday, October 25 as public holiday

October 24, 2017 8:12 AM
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Matiang’i gazettes Wednesday, October 25 as public holiday

Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has gazetted Wednesday, October 25 a public holiday.

According to the Kenya Gazzette Notice No. 10561, this will “accord Kenyans the opportunity to participate in the Fresh Presidential Election.”

The Supreme Court ordered for a repeat of the August 8 presidential poll saying it was marred with widespread irregularities and illegalities effectively squashing President Kenyatta’s victory, much to the dismay of the latter.

National Super Alliance flagbearer Raila Odinga has since withdrawn from the race saying the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission is biased and plans to rig in favour of the incumbent rival Kenyatta.

Nasa has called for demonstrations on Tuesday, October 24 and Wednesday even as its supporters wait for direction (tomorrow) on election day way forward.


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