Holiday for Kenyans as Uhuru is sworn in


Tuesday, November 28, is set to be a public holiday as President Uhuru Kenyatta is sworn in for a second term in office.

This will be in line with Section 12 of the Assumption of the Office of President Act, which outlines how the swearing in of the President-elect should be conducted.

Sub-section 3 of the Act stipulates the day on which the President-elect is sworn in shall be a public holiday. Sub-section 1 of Section 12 of the Act, sets out that the swearing in of the President-elect shall be conducted in “a public ceremony held in the capital city in accordance with Article 141 of the Constitution”.

The Assumption of the Office of President Committee is expected to gazette the date and place for the inauguration ceremony on Friday, November 24.

The event will be held at the Safaricom Kasarani Stadium.

Over 100,000 people among them 20 heads of states are expected to attend the inauguration.

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