• Azimio leader Raila Odinga said Kenyans are tired of fake promises and being ignored.
• He said the turnout in Wednesday's protests showed how tired Kenyans are.
Chaos erupted along the Nakuru-Eldoret highway during the nationwide mass protests initiated by the Azimio La Umoja Coalition Party.
Protesters threw stones on the highway and lit tyres on the road halting transport.
Others removed the signboards in the city as they engaged police officers in a running battle.
Commuters were left stranded on the highway as the protesters closed the roads.
Businesses and shops remained closed due to the demonstrations.
In Nairobi, violence erupted at Kamukunji Grounds after anti-riot police officers showed up.
The officers lobbed teargas canisters to disperse youth who had converged in the area for demonstrations against President William Ruto's administration.
Azimio leader Raila Odinga said Kenyans are tired of fake promises and being ignored.
He said the turnout in Wednesday's protests showed how tired Kenyans are.
"People have come out even in the most remote parts of the country. The message is out loud and clearly that Kenyans are tired," Raila said.
"People are tired of promises, tired of being ignored, tired of going to bed hungry, tired of walking from one office to another."
The former Prime Minister said the second Kamukunji meeting had an excellent start across the country.