Wednesday was a tense day at the tallying center for the Sirisia Boys Constituency as supporters of MP John Waluke demanded that the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) announce the results of the polls.
Even though they claimed to have already determined who would emerge victorious, supporters of Mr. Waluke are reportedly demonstrating against the vote tallying process because they believe it to be taking too long, even though they assert that they are aware of the outcome.
In addition to claiming that the election was rigged, his followers blocked the road connecting Sirisia and Chwele.
By 9 o'clock that Wednesday evening, the supporters had become aggressive and violent even lighting bonfires.
Mr. Waluke, who was present at the counting center to observe the results as they trickled in from various polling stations, asked the supporters of his campaign to exercise patience.Police were forced to intervene and calm down the situation.
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