Uhuru Park sealed off for Mashu­jaa Day plans

Daily Nation (Kenya) - - NATIONAL NEWS - — Lillian Mutavi

Nairobi County Govern­ment has sealed off Uhuru Park to the pub­lic un­til Oc­to­ber 20 to al­low mil­i­tary prepa­ra­tions for Mashu­jaa Day cel­e­bra­tions. This comes at a time when Nasa anti-iebc demon­stra­tors mostly con­verge at the park to start their pro­ces­sion to An­niver­sary Tow­ers. Speak­ing to the Na­tion, act­ing county sec­re­tary Le­boo ole Mon­tin­tat said the de­ci­sion was reached af­ter it emerged that this year’s cel­e­bra­tions will take place at Uhuru Park. Mashu­jaa Day is cel­e­brated in hon­our of pre- and postin­de­pen­dence Kenyan he­roes.

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