This year’s Safari Rally event is set to begin on 24th Thursday June and end on the Sunday of 27th June in Nakuru County. The return of this iconic event after 19 years is eagerly being waited by Kenyans. It will be managed by the Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute [KWSTI].
Issuing the guidelines to be followed during the event due to the Covid-19 pandemic the Cabinet Secretary for Sports Ambassador Amina Mohamed said the event will attract 825 Million viewers and online game participants on safari play station and global television viewership.
She also added that the rally attendees will be accessing the spectator stages two hours as the spectators will be allowed into the stages in groups to a maximum of up to 20 per designated spectating area.
And also Some of the protocols of Covid-19 to be followed included:
Entertainment clubs and pubs will be closed at 7pm in line with the existing COVID-19 Protocols. Partying and dancing in the spectator zones and by the roadside will be strictly prohibited. Parking areas have been provided at the spectator areas. Members of the public will be required to STRICTLY follow the guidelines provided by the traffic police and the stage marshals. Members of the public attending the Safari Rally MUST adhere to all the Covid-19 Ministry of Health Protocols and Regulations.
All Guests and spectators will be expected to wear masks at all times, continuously sanitize, hand wash and maintain social distancing at all times.
Safety and security marshals will strictly enforce the observance of these regulations. Drivers, rally navigators and immediate technical personnel will operate from the exclusive High-Density Area of the Service Park which is zoned-off and inaccessible to guests, spectators, and members of the public. Motorists are advised to strictly observe traffic laws.