[PHOTOS] Kisumu man in towel, son show up again for demos

Police have been deployed in Kisumu to provide security ahead of the Azimio protests.

In Summary
  • The armed police were strategically placed around Kisumu town to avert any violence that may occur.

  • The road leading to Kisumu State Lodge was closed and businesses were seemingly closed.
Police officers engage a man and his son donned in towels protesting along Jomo Kenyatta Avenue in Kisumu on July 19, 2023.
Police officers engage a man and his son donned in towels protesting along Jomo Kenyatta Avenue in Kisumu on July 19, 2023.
Image: DANIEL OGENDO

A man and his son were seen in Kisumu streets with towels wrapped around their waist and no shirt on.

The man had a scarf-like cloth on his neck with Kenyan flags holding the boys' hand.

Police have been deployed in Kisumu to provide security ahead of the Azimio protests.

The armed police were strategically placed around Kisumu town to avert any violence that may occur.

The road leading to Kisumu State Lodge was closed and businesses were seemingly closed.

Azimio leader Raila Odinga has maintained that the protests will go on despite leaders urging him to call off the demos.

Police officers engage a man and his son donned in towels protesting along Jomo Kenyatta Avenue in Kisumu on July 19, 2023.
Police officers engage a man and his son donned in towels protesting along Jomo Kenyatta Avenue in Kisumu on July 19, 2023.
Image: DANIEL OGENDO
Police keep vigilance in Kisumu ahead of protests on July 19, 2023. Officers on standby at Kisumu Boys round-about
Police keep vigilance in Kisumu ahead of protests on July 19, 2023. Officers on standby at Kisumu Boys round-about
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Seemingly empty streets in Kisumu on July 19, 2023.
Seemingly empty streets in Kisumu on July 19, 2023.
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Security beefed at Aga Khan round-about near Jua Kali ahead of protests on July 19, 2023.
Security beefed at Aga Khan round-about near Jua Kali ahead of protests on July 19, 2023.
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Tension builds between police officers and protesters at Kisumu Boys round-about in Kisumu on July 19, 2023.
Tension builds between police officers and protesters at Kisumu Boys round-about in Kisumu on July 19, 2023.
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Shops remained closed along Kisumu-Busia road on July 19, 2023.
Shops remained closed along Kisumu-Busia road on July 19, 2023.
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Shops within the busy Oginga Odinga street remained closed ahead of protests on July 19, 2023.
Shops within the busy Oginga Odinga street remained closed ahead of protests on July 19, 2023.
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A road leading to Kisumu State Lodge closed ahead of protests on July 19, 2023.
A road leading to Kisumu State Lodge closed ahead of protests on July 19, 2023.
Image: DANIEL OGENDO
Shops within the busy Oginga Odinga street remained closed ahead of protests on July 19, 2023.
Shops within the busy Oginga Odinga street remained closed ahead of protests on July 19, 2023.
Image: DANIEL OGENDO

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