Crosses with names of protest victims mounted at Uhuru Park

White crosses mounted in honour of those killed during anti-government protests.
White crosses mounted in honour of those killed during anti-government protests.

The concert is to be held in the same venue to mourn and honour all those who lost their lives fighting for the course.

Video seen by the Star showed participants of the memorial concert mounting several white crosses which had names of victims killed during protests written in black paint.

Thousands of Gen Zs and Millenials are expected at Uhuru Park on Sunday afternoon.

The event, dubbed Shujaaz Memorial Concert, will also bring onboard other people outside the bracket of the two generations who have committed to supporting the course.

Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja who okayed the use of Uhuru Park for the memorial said he would attend the concert.

Organisers of the concert led by Activitst Boniface Mwangi said the concert is expected to start at noon and end 7pm.

Officials said A prayer event is planned at the nearby All Saints Cathedral before the event proceeds.

Already, a group of youth was seen distributing flowers at All Saints Cathedral ahead of their march to Uhuru Park.

Police have been heavily deployed in various parts of the City to ensure law and order.

The personnel were deployed at various places including near Parliament and State House and major roads.

Officials said this was just a precaution to avert any form of crime that may happen there.

“We are there to ensure safety for all,” said a police officer.

Mwangi said among the artists to grace the event include Khaligraph Jones, Bien, Fena, Nameless, Octopizzo, Charisma, Juliani, Eric Wainaina, Sarabi Band, Graffiti Band, Mutoria and DJ Moh.

Others are DJ Double Trouble, Field Marshall Band, Njerae, DJ Lordiwn, MC Kwambix, MC Kibunja and MC Njoria among others.