Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i , on the 9th of October 2020, declared October 10th a public holiday called Huduma Day .Via a press release , Fred Matiang’i said that day is to be observed with nation wide prayers.
The country is to mark Huduma Day with prayers that highlight service and volunteerism to the community. This comes after the Cabinet approved the renaming of 10th October from Moi day to Huduma Day on the 19th of December 2019. Moi day was struck out of the public holidays list in 2010 following the promulgation of the new Constitution.
The Cabinet Secretary urged Kenyans to oberve the day in line with Former President Daniel Moi’s desire of selfless acts of service to their community that seek to promote patriotism, national unity , cohesion, social justice and sustainable development to their communities for the future of present and future generations.
Huduma day marks the end of 32 years of Moi Day and the beginning of a Public Holiday to be commemorated with time to pray ,serve and reflect.