It’s no secret there’s tension surrounding the presidential results after Kenyans cast their votes on Tuesday, August 8.
Barely a day into vote-counting, Kenyans on social media started speaking in one voice after a photo of a man who was eating githeri while queuing during the polls, surfaced.
The man who is yet to be identified and now dubbed Githeri Man, was spotted minding his business, he was enjoying his maize and bean meal as he joined millions of Kenyans in braving the cold, damp weather to cast their vote.
The hotly-contested presidential race pitted the incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta against Opposition leader and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga.
The man’s photo caused quite a buzz online and Kenyans made it trend using the hashtag #GitheriMan.
“The githeri man seems to have diverted the Kenyans’ attention,” a Twitter user by the name Dadau Mwanafuu said.
Below are other funny memes crafted around Githeri Man: