Nairobi County government has said Uhuru Park is off limits until October 20 to allow the military to prepare for Mashujaa Day celebrations.
The announcement comes at a time when protests by the opposition are ongoing and supporters have been convening at the park before proceeding to city streets.
Speaking to the Nation, acting County Secretary Leboo Ole Montintat said the park will be closed to the public from Friday to October 20.
He said the decision was reached after it emerged that this year’s celebrations will take place at the Uhuru Park.
Mashujaa Day celebrations are held on…