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October 17, 2017

'Githeri Man' unites Kenyans despite tension over presidential results

Githeri man.
Githeri man.

Despite tension around presidential results, Kenyans on social media have united around the photo of a man who was eating githeri while queuing to vote on Tuesday.

The unidentified man, now dubbed Githeri Man, was spotted absentmindedly enjoying his maize and bean meal as he joined millions of Kenyans braving the cold, damp weather to cast their vote.

The hotly contested presidential race featured long time rivals President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga.

But the man's photo caused quite a buzz under the hashtag #GitheriMan. 

"The githeri man seems to have diverted the Kenyans' attention," Dadau Mwanafuu said.

Below are some of the funniest memes:

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