Last year, I filed a case in the High Court questioning the government’s decision to scrap the Moi Day public holiday.
Gragory Nyauchi filed a case in court last year questioning the scrapping of Moi Day as a public holiday.
Gragory Nyauchi filed a case in court in 2017 questioning the scrapping of Moi Day as a public holiday.
In his statement, Matiang'i further stated the move to have the Holiday abolished, was to increase number of working days in a bid to spur economic growth.
Little-known MP for Taveta Norman Nthenge Lukindo walked into Parliament to move a motion seeking to set aside a holiday dedicated to Kenya's second president, Daniel arap Moi.
He explained that the Interior ministry was in the process of making proposals to Parliament for the comprehensive review of the Public Holidays Act, Cap 110, and in line with Section 7 of the Sixth Schedule to the Constitution, and arising from t...
The Kenya government has declared October 10, formerly referred to as Moi Day, a public holiday following last year’s High Court ruling.
News State restores Moi Day following last year's court ruling
On November 9, last year, the High Court reinstated October 10 as a public holiday.
Most modern states, like Kenya, have written constitutions that define the formal powers of their governmental institutions.
Erick Gitobu, who also supported the idea that Moi speaks, said his appearance would bring back good memories during his 24 years tenure.
The United Kingdom for instance, loses over Sh2 trillion annually, the equivalent of two thirds of the Kenyan Government’s current budget, as a result of holidays.
Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i was expected to gazette the day as a public holiday in line with the law and the court directive.
- Mashujaa Day was dedicated to celebrating all national heroes, including retired president Daniel Arap Moi and marked October 20
Secretary of Public Prosecutions Dorcas Oduor told Justice Chacha Mwita that all individuals including Mwilu are subject to the constitution and the law without discrimination on the basis of class, status, gender or any other consideration.
In a press statement to newsrooms seen by TUKO.co.ke, Mzee Moi oozed with patriotism in reciprocation to messages of love from Kenyans who praised him for the leadership he offered for 24 years he was in power.
Moi’s calm life as a teacher was interrupted by the resignation, in 1954, of John ole Tameno, the Rift Valley’s representative in the colonial parliament, the Legislative Council (Legco).
Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i at a past function: He has upheld Moi Day as a public holiday.
The question of whether or not Wednesday will be a no-work public holiday continued to draw confusion Saturday, with employers being non-committal and the Interior ministry remaining silent.
While Senators may see this as a vindication of their visit to connect with the people, it is likely that farmers would have given the same statements to any other government official if given a microphone and a forum to vent their frustration.
In fact, the new Constitution was the product of the National Dialogue and Reconciliation Agreement signed by Mr Kibaki and Raila Odinga to end two months of violence following the disputed presidential results in the 2007 elections.