CS Kithure Kindiki

Interior Cabinet Secretary Kithure Kindiki has gazetted Wednesday, April 10,2024  as a public holiday.

The holiday will be used to mark Eid-ul-Fitr..

“In exercise of the powers conferred by section 2 (1) of the Public Holidays Act, I declare Wednesday, April 10 20234, shall be a public holiday to mark Idd-ul-Fitr,” Kindiki said.

Eid-ul-Fitr is a major religious holiday for Muslims that marks the end of the month-long fasting period of Ramadhan which is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar.

The celebration begins with special prayers, known as the Eid prayer, performed early in the morning after the sighting of the crescent moon.