Today Kenya celebrates the 59th Madaraka day a commemoration of the day it attained independence in 1963.
The event is being held at Uhuru Gardens which was open for public access as from 6:00am in the morning. This will be the last public holiday before President Uhuru Kenyatta ends his term.
The event themed “pamaoja tusonge mbele” aim at creating and preaching peace in the country especially during the coming election period which is 69 days away.
The grounds will not be accessible to anyone without a face mask as per the new covid regulations imposed dye to the rising number of covid infection cases. At least 30,000 people are expected to attend the event.