October 10 expected to be declared a public holiday after FKE obtained orders

Former Second President of the Republic of Kenya, H.E Daniel Moi. Moi day has now been renamed Huduma Day.

The Federation of Kenya Employers, FKE, has obtained court orders to force the interior Ministry to declare October 10 a public holiday. The FKE had gone to court to protest the decision by the Internal Security Ministry not to gazette October 10 as a public holiday.

October 10 has in the past been celebrated as Moi day before the Constitutional review. The orders, granted, now mean that the holiday shall be celebrated yearly; on 10th October.

Download the memo from the FKE here…Federation of Kenya Employers Notice on 10th as Holiday

The Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE) is the national umbrella body and the voice of employers in Kenya. It serves as a platform for the articulation of key concerns of the employers in Kenya in the areas of socio-economic development. FKE is the most representative employers’ organization in the country, representing the employers’ interests both locally and internationally. It was established in 1959 under the Trade Unions Act Cap 233.


It is charged with representing the interests of employers at the tripartite level involving the Government, Employers and Workers, and since its establishment has served as a platform for advocacy of key concerns of employers in the areas of employment, labour relations and social policy.

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