Matiang’i declares Friday public holiday to mark Idd-ul-Fitr

By Naomi Njoroge On Fri, 7 May, 2021 09:52 | < 1 min read
Ramadan
Muslims offer Eid prayers that mark the end of fasting month of Ramadhan in Mombasa at the Ronald Ngala primary school grounds in 2019. PHOTO | KNA

Government of Kenya has declared next Friday, May 14 a public holiday to mark Idd-ul-Fitr.

Idd-ul-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan- a holy month of fasting and prayer in the Islamic faith.

In a gazette notice, Interior CS Fred Matiang’i has declared the public holiday in line with the powers conferred to him by the constitution.

Image: COURTESY

The holy month of Ramadan began in April.

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