The government through the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government has asked Kenyans to ignore a notice doing round on the Diwali festival.
The notice indicates that the ministry has declared Monday will be a public holiday to mark the Diwali Festival.
Diwali Festival is a celebration marked by Hindus across the world wherein the month of October and November.
This is the second time in less than a month that the ministry has come out to declare such notice as fake.
On the 12th of October, they came out to dismiss a letter purporting to be from Dr. Fred Matiang’I declaring 14th October as a public holiday.
The fake latter was a follow up of the historic Eliud Kipchoge’s win in Vienna where he run under two hours.
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The excitement was accompanied by a request to have a day to celebrate or even make that day as a public holiday for the country.