Dr Fred Matiang’i, Interior Cabinet Secretary CS Fred has declared December 27 a public holiday.
The CS said the holiday, is meant to observe Boxing Day celebrations which is usually held on December 26th, but because the day after Christmas falls on a Sunday, the holiday has been postponed to the 27th.
“In line with provisions of Section 2 and 4 of the public holidays act, it is hereby confirmed that 27th December 2021, will be a public holiday, by dint of Boxing Day falling on Sunday 26 December 2021,” Dr Fred Matiang’i said in a statement.
Globally, the day is celebrated by exchange of gifts and engagement in sports, the CS added, will offer Kenyans the opportunity to uphold their heritage of genorosity and cultural diversity.
“All citizens are encouraged to recognize and celebrate the day in a manner that promotes family values and social cohesion,” the CS said.