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From ‘Chilobae’ to Kenyan voters’ punching bag

Kenyans on Friday were baying for the blood of Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) officials whom they blamed for the irregularities noted by the Supreme Court during its landmark ruling.

A seven-judge bench, by majority decision, on Friday found that the electoral commission failed to conduct the polls according to the Constitution and Elections Act.

The top court in Kenya, in a bold move, ordered the IEBC to conduct a fresh presidential election within strict confines of the law within 60 days.

The ruling placed top officials of the IEBC – particular the commission’s chairman Wafula Chebukati and the CEO Ezra Chiloba – on the line of fire from Kenyans on Twitter for their hand in the nullified elections.

Others chose to troll Chibola, famously christened ‘Chilobae’ by drooling Kenyan women on social media: