Uhuru, Raila to make history by presiding over rare event at colourfull Mashujaa day celebrations [Photos]

Kenyans will witness the event for the first time since Independence making it one of the highlights of Mashujaa day celebrations

File image of Raila Odinga with President Uhuru Kenyatta The two leaders will preside over a Mashujaa day celebrations

History will be made today in Mombasa where President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga will preside over Madaraka day celebrations at the coastal city.

For the first time since independence, Kenyans will witness a military ocean parade conducted by Kenya navy.

Revamped Mama Ngina Waterfront park where the event will be held is already filled with a sea of humanity ready to celebrate and remember heroes and heroines.

Interior PS Karanja Kibicho confirmed that the gates of the park would be opened as early as 5am with all the necessary arrangements in place for the big day.

All the necessary logistics, including security, entertainments, seating and parking arrangements are in place and we expect to be a historic event where more than 50,000 people are expected to attend,” said Kibicho.

Below are more photos of the celebrations that are underway.

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