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Kenya Mulls August 26 Census Public Holiday

Source: Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (Nairobi)
Posted: Sunday, August 11, 2019
Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2019

Kenya's Acting Treasury Cabinet Secretary, Ukur Yattani, has announced that 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 per the aforementioned announcement by Acting Treasury Cabinet Secretary, Ukur Yattani, "We have also requested the Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of to liaise with His Excellency the President to declare 26th August 2019 a public holiday to facilitate a smooth enumeration process".

Recall that, 10 years ago (2009-08-23), 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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