County ready for the Mashujaa celebrations

It is all systems go for this year’s Mashujaa  Day celebrations after the National Celebrations Committee took over the Wanguru stadium , the venue of the fete .

Speaking  during a media briefing this morning at the Digital Nice City,  Ngurubani town ,the  Central Regional Commissioner  Winfred Nyagangwa said the busy Embu- Mwea road  will be closed to motorists at the  Samson’s Corner to avoid any inconveniences to those  attending the celebrations.

“The Makutano – Mwea Road will also be closed down and  motorists will be required to  pass  straight to   Sagana before turning right at  the Sagana – Kutus- Embu junction while motorists from the Embu side will divert at   the Samson’s Corner through Kutus , Kagio and Sagana ,”the  official said.

Nyagwanga asked motorists affected  by the temporary close down to bear with the circumstances since it will be for just a few hours .

He said  the  county by hosting the fete , the government had spent  Sh 300  billion on various development  for the wellbeing of the area residents .

The RC  said the Sh 300 million International  Stadium which has the state of the arts facilities has since been completed and ready to host  tomorrow’s celebrations .

“This stadium has completely transformed the face of Ngurubani town and will be hosting local and international events hence the ongoing modernisation of area roads and improvement of pavements and sidewalks,” Nyagwanga said.

During the breakfast media personalities both local and international were accredited well in advanced to cover tomorrow’s historic ceremony.

“The practitioners will be required to be seated at their various designated places within the stadium by 6 am tomorrow, “the official said.

The vehicles for the accredited media people have been issued with special passes and will access the stadium  through Gate 3 .

The practitioners will be required to carry with them their Media Council accreditation Cards, their Media House Cards and the one they were issued with this morning.

This will be the last  Mashujaa  ceremony to be presided over by President Uhuru Kenyatta whose ten year term ends in August  next year.


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