ELECTIONS 2022

Chaos rock Kibera after Ruto declared President-elect

IEBC chair Wafula Chebukati announced Ruto as the winner of the elections

In Summary

• It is reported that crowds had gathered from around  3pm to hear the results after a 6 day wait.

• This comes after IEBC chair Wafula Chebukati announced Ruto as the President-elect.

Kibera residents protest.
Kibera residents protest.
Image: /WILFRED NYANGARESI

Shortly after the announcement of William Ruto as the President-elect, riots erupted in Kibera at around 6.10 pm.

Youths were captured on the streets lighting up tires, barricading the road,  blocking motorists and vehicles as others chanted in protest.

Residents of Kibra protesting the presidential results announcement by a fire on August 15,2022
Residents of Kibra protesting the presidential results announcement by a fire on August 15,2022
Image: image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

Other locals stood aside and watched.

It is reported that crowds had gathered from around  3pm to hear the results after a 6 days of wait.

Protests at Kibra after the Azimio Candidate Raila Odinga lost the August 9,2022 general elections on August 15,2022
Protests at Kibra after the Azimio Candidate Raila Odinga lost the August 9,2022 general elections on August 15,2022
Image: image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

President-elect Ruto had garnered 7,176,141 votes beating closest rival Raila Odinga who got 6,942,930 votes.

Kibera is perceived to be ODM leader Raila Odinga's political bastion.

Smoke and fire as Kibra youth in protests the presidential results on August 15,2022
Smoke and fire as Kibra youth in protests the presidential results on August 15,2022
Image: image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Protesters light bonfire in the middle of the road at Olympic in Kibera over presidential results.
Protesters light bonfire in the middle of the road at Olympic in Kibera over presidential results.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Protesters light bonfire in the middle of the road at Olympic in Kibera over presidential results.
Protesters light bonfire in the middle of the road at Olympic in Kibera over presidential results.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Protesters light bonfire in the middle of the road at Olympic in Kibera over presidential results.
Protesters light bonfire in the middle of the road at Olympic in Kibera over presidential results.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Protesters light bonfire in the middle of the road at Olympic in Kibera over presidential results.
Protesters light bonfire in the middle of the road at Olympic in Kibera over presidential results.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Protesters light bonfire in the middle of the road at Olympic in Kibera over presidential results.
Protesters light bonfire in the middle of the road at Olympic in Kibera over presidential results.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

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