Kenya declares Monday May 25th a public holiday to mark Eid-ul-Fitr

Africa Eid al-Fitr

The government of Kenya has declared Monday May 25th 2020 a public holiday to allow Muslims mark the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan.

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i gazetted the holiday in a Special Gazette Notice dated Wednesday, May 20th.

For Muslims, Idd-ul-Fitr marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. It’s a joyful holiday when the faithful celebrate the completion of 29 or 30 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting.