Religious leaders have kicked off the start of national prayers which have been slated for Friday, 9 Oct., Saturday 10 Oct., and Sunday 11 Oct,.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced that the country will hold three-day prayers for the nation, during which time, thanksgiving will be offered to GOD for sparing the country from the worst effects of Coronavirus disease.

During the service, the clerics picked 11 points as prayer items.

The communication from State House spokesperson Kanze Dena said Kenyans are encouraged to pray for the country in their usual places of worship in compliance with Covid-19 containment protocols.

On Saturday, the president will convene an inter-faith national prayer service at State House, Nairobi starting at 10am.

The inter-faith prayer service will be broadcast live to the entire country on all leading television, radio, and digital media platforms.

This will be the second national prayer in the country since the virus struck the nation on March 13, 2020.

On March 21, the president led the nation in the National Prayer Service against the coronavirus at State House.