Governor Johnson Sakaja has confirmed that Uhuru Park entry free after the end of the ongoing Nairobi Festivals.
“After the Nairobi Festival, Kenyans will not be required to pay any entrance fee to access Uhuru Park,” he said
Speaking during a radio interview, the Nairobi Governor noted that current charges at the park are Ksh 100 for adults and Ksh 50 for kids but it is free for people with disability.\
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He continued by saying that the revenue collected during the festivals will be used to assist the elderly and children in Huruma.
“We have different vulnerable people who will need our help to have a happy Christmas, a reminder that they are part of us,” he said
According to the Governor the aim of the new changes is to restore the park to its glory days when people would go and relax and even enjoy boat rides.
” After completing all the necessary work, we will soon launch the park. We aim to revive the days of boat riding and restore Uhuru Park as a relaxation zone.” said Sakaja