The holiday, he says will allow Kenyans participate in the election scheduled for October 26.
The CS also declared Thursday a holiday to allow Kenyans willing to exercise their civic duty a chance to do so.
The opposition led by Raila Odinga has however insisted that no elections will be held on the said date as the commission can not deliver a free fair and credible election.
Ballot papers have arrived in the country with the first batch landing on Saturday.
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