Monday public holidayInterior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has gazetted Monday, 12th August, 2019 as a public holiday.

This is to mark the Islam holiday Eid-ul-Adha.

”It is notified for the general information of the public that in exercise of the powers conferred by section 3 of the Public Holidays Act, the Cabinet Secretary of Interior and Co-ordination of National Government declares that Monday, the 12th August, 2019 be a public holiday to mark Idd-ul-Azha,” the statement reads.

This means that Kenyans should effectively brace themselves for a long weekend, and an shorter week next week.