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Nationwide Curfew To Be Lifted, Uhuru Says

by Musa Abdirahman

The ongoing nationwide curfew will be lifted soon, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said.

The head of state who on Monday October 18, 2021 met a section of Kirinyaga County leaders urged Kenyans to however, continue observing Covid-19 protocols.

The meeting happened at the Sagana State Lodge in Nyeri county for what State House has described as a series of official engagements with leaders.

President Kenyatta hinted at ending the curfew amid protests from Kenyans, following the rise in political rallies across the country.

Earlier on, there were speculations that the nationwide curfew which has been in force since March 2020 when Kenya reported its first cases of Covid-19 will be ended during this year’s Mashujaa Day celebrations.

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Among the leaders who met the president are those from Kirinyaga county who are expected to discuss preparations for Wednesday’s Mashujaa Day.

Interior PS Karanja Kibicho and Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru are among the leaders meeting the president.

This year’s Mashujaa Day will be held at Wang’uru Stadium in Mwea.

Uhuru urged Kirinyaga leaders to unite and work together as a team to achieve faster development and prosperity for their County.

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