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Growing number of rejected votes set tongues wagging

Rejected votes captured in presidential votes tallying for 5455 polling stations was 44357, making them the “third candidate” in the race.

The number kept increasing as votes from the different polling stations streamed in online.

Speculations online by users over if voter education was to blame or the mere lack of seriousness by some voters was thrive.

Users questioned why any voter would queue for hours and mark the ballot paper in the wrong way.

Other users accused IEBC officials present in the polling stations for not helping voters do the right thing.

Here are some of the reactions to the increasing number of rejected votes;