Kenyan flag, Mashujaa Celebrations photo: [Twitter Massawe Japanni]
October, 20th 2020 – Preparations are complete ahead of Mashujaa celebrations in Kisii County at the Gusii stadium with all invited guests expected to be seated by 9am.
President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to join the celebrations from 10am.
On Monday, 19th, Interior Principal Secretary Kibicho said, “We are fully prepared and all is set for the celebrations. We have been in the region for weeks trying to ensure that the infrastructure is ready. The national celebrations committee composed of my colleagues has done a great job to ensure that the day turns out to be a success.“
3500 Guests will be allowed in the Gusii stadium due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Screens will also be mounted outside the stadium for those without access to the stadium to follow the proceeding. Business people in the county have recorded a boom in sales with full bookings in hotels in the county and sorrounding towns.
Karanja has assured Kenyans that while the celebrations go on, the guidelines and measures from the Ministry of Health will be adhered to.
he said, “Therefore, as we host this national day we will ensure that we follow all COVID-19 protocols, so that it cannot become a problem as we celebrate, therefore the usual hosting of crowds, usual display of kids, scouts will be missed during this year’s celebrations but we will ensure that our Mashujaa get the dignity they deserve in our celebrations“