Christians in Kenya joined their counterparts across the world in marking the start of the Easter Holiday celebrations, the most important and oldest festival in the Christian calendar. The season starts with Good Friday which commemorates Jesus Christ’s last day on earth as a man and ends on Sunday which commemorates the resurrection of Jesus.
President Uhuru Kenyatta through the official Twitter hand of the state house, sent his Easter message of greetings and goodwill, wishing all a happy and blessed Easter festivities. President Kenyatta urged Kenyans to stay safe and to remember the less fortunate amongst them by showing compassion to the needy.
” During this long weekend, be safe and remain secure. For those of us traveling to different parts of the country to be with our loved ones, please observe road safety precautions at all times.”-read the tweet in parts.
Kenyatta, however, added the Celebrations will not interfere with the ongoing registration of Huduma Namba. “our Huduma Namba registration centers will remain open to give those who may have been held up a chance to register”.
Deputy President William Ruto also sent his Easter message urging Kenyans to exercise caution on the road so as to reach their destinations safely and enjoy the company of their loved ones. The new Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai had urged motorists to observe road safety to reduce accidents in the festival period.
By Otwori Derrick