Eight jokes around Thursday’s presidential election
As Kenyans anxiously await the repeat presidential election scheduled for Thursday October 26, they have been having some fun online, just to defuse the tension.
Messages and memes around the election have been widely circulated via WhatsApp and other social media platforms.
Some of the messages capture the happenings in the run up to the election including the withdrawal of Raila Odinga’s candidature as well as call to opposition supporters to boycott the vote.
Other jokes revolve around the resignation of IEBC commissioner Roselyn Akombe. Here are some of the hilarious messages:
Tarehe 26 kama kuna kitu nitapiga ni kiatu rangi. lakini kura sipigi. #Baba akisema sisi tunatenda.
— Muthui Mkenya (@MuthuiMkenya) October 20, 2017
Kupeleka ballot boxes and papers kisumu on Thursday.
No experience needed…nani ako willing?#NTVToday
— Errycar10 (@errycar10) October 19, 2017
Sasa baba ame withdraw kwenda Canaan akatuacha kwa desert.. ?
— gatheca (@StephenHunja) October 11, 2017
Vile Roselyn Akombe anaingia TL pic.twitter.com/lzfrMGFh4e
— тσиу кαмυтι (@KamutiDeh) October 19, 2017
Somewhere in Kenya “No Raila No Erection”
— john njenga (@McNjenga) October 16, 2017
#Ballot2017 if they owe you Money then waseme, wacha tuone vile elections zitaenda is a Polite way of saying “Sioni nikilipa anytime Soon”
— Dj Swift skillz (@MrSwiftSkillz) October 11, 2017
Irony ni watu hu’withdraw ni wenye hawataki kuwa Baba ??? pic.twitter.com/iPJHDg6O2P
— Chocbomb ? (@eve_chege) October 10, 2017