Governor Johnson Sakaja Announces Annual Nairobi Festival to Celebrate the Vibe of the City

22nd Sep 2022

Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja has announced a Nairobi festival that will be held every December after the Jamhuri day celebrations.

Speaking today during a courtesy call with the Kenya National Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Sakaja said the festival is aimed at celebrating the culture, art and the vibe of the city.

“In December, we will set aside some streets to display culture, food, creativity, have the nganya awards for the best done matatus, have rugby, football and basketball tournaments and many other activities,”

Sakaja also amended the laws that allow photographers, videographers and other creative artists in the city to shoot without prohibition.

“When we say we want to be pro-business it is not just passive to stop harassment of traders but we want to be proactive to facilitate and promote. There are many archaic laws including those that hamper creativity and innovation and we are going to weed those out."

The governor also promised to partner with the chambers of commerce to ensure ease of business for Nairobi residents.