Source:Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (Nairobi)
Posted: Saturday, August 17, 2019 Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2019
Kenya's President, Uhuru Kenyatta, has announced that his government had agreed to the request by the Kenya Integrated Household Budget Survey (KIHBS), and would declare Monday, August 26, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Kenya to facilitate the upcoming census process.
Earlier this month (2019-08-11), Kenya's Acting Treasury Cabinet Secretary, Ukur Yattani, and the team of the Kenya Integrated Household Budget Survey (KIHBS), had requested that the Kenyan government declare Monday, August 26, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Kenya to facilitate the census process, as was done, 10 years ago (2009-08-23), when, then Kenyan President, Mwai Kibaki, had declared Tuesday, August 25, 2009, as a, one-off, census public holiday, as had other African countries, in the past (2008-06-18 and 2008-03-19).
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