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Police Deliver Disappointing News to Revelers Despite Curfew Lifting

A large number of Kenyans today welcomed the move by President Uhuru Kenyatta to lift the curfew that has been ongoing for almost two years now. The curfew that came into effect in early 2020 was necessitated by the need to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

As a result, this move ended up affecting many people who depended on the night hours to do their businesses. This includes entertainment spots such as bars and clubs. Such business owners had to count huge losses or lay off some of their staff. Some ended up closing their businesses due to poor business environment.

In a speech delivered today while marking the Mashujaa Day celebrations in Kirinyaga, the president announced that the curfew shall cease to be in place. This move was welcome by many Kenyans who had been eagerly awaiting for this announcement.

Most people took to social media to express their excitement. What crossed the minds of the majority was getting back to overnight merry making as it had been the case before the outbreak of the covid-19 pandemic.

This excitement was however short-lived after the National Police Service issued a statement indicating that the existing measures of closure of bars and clubs by 7pm was still in force. This means that all such entertainment places are still required to operate until 7pm.

The National Police Service also reiterated that the enforcement of this measure will continue and violators will be dealt with accordingly. In the mean time members of the public will be hoping for a complete resumption of activities as soon as possible.

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