Interior CS Dr. Fred Matiang’I on Friday declared October 10 a public holiday named Huduma Day. In a press release, the CS said the holiday would be observed through national prayers that will highlight service and volunteerism to the community.
Dr. Matiangi further stated that on Huduma Day, Kenyans are encouraged to participate in the prayers and promote national unity, social justice, cohesion and sustainable development in their communities for the benefit of present and future generations. The letter was dated 8th October 2020.
The day used to be Moi Day, to celebrate former President the late Daniel Moi, but it changed with the new constitution.
This announcement comes at a time when the country and the world are marking customer service week.