Nairobi News

NewsWhat's Hot

Kenyans who went out of their way to cast their votes – PHOTOS

Innumerable Kenyans went out of their way to exercise their democratic rights on Tuesday.

It is not clear whether these Kenyans were keen to vote out of mobilisation, patriotism or fear of missing out as many used unorthodox means to exercise their democratic rights.

Political pundits have put the outcome of the 2017 general election to voter turn out.

In Kisumu, at least one person died moments after voting. In Embu, some were brought in in ambulances.

At the Dandora Primary School polling station, a man with a terminal diseases that forces him to use an oxygen cylinder turned up to cast his vote.

John Nyakundi, 53, voted at Dandora Primary School in Nairobi. PHOTO | LILIAN MUTAVI
John Nyakundi, 53, voted at Dandora Primary School in Nairobi. PHOTO | LILIAN MUTAVI

Another patient was also brought in with the complete hospital bed.

patient bed

Grace Wanjiku, 84,  was also among the sick and elderly assisted to arrive at polling stations. She was stuck waiting to be taken back home six hours after voting at Gatumbiro primary  in Ol Joro Orok constituency.

Grace Wanjiku
Grace Wanjiku

Another elderly woman was also carried to one of the polling stations.

Woman carried to a polling station.
Woman carried to a polling station.

Got a picture of peculiar voters? Share them via our social media pages below.