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KTN NEWSDESK 26th April 2016 : Kisumu governor and CORD supporters tear gased outside IEBC office

26, Apr 2016

Kisumu governor Jack Ranguma and CORD supporters were this morning tear gassed near the County offices as they marched towards IEBC offices in Milimani in a bid to kick out the commission’s officials. businesses in sections of Kisumu were closed for the better part of the morning as governor Ranguma led hundreds of ODM youth in a bid to storm the IEBC offices. Police in riot gear lobbed teargas canisters and shot in the air to disperse the youth who were headed to the electoral commission’s offices in Milimani Estate. The youth engaged police in running battles with Ranguma promising that he would be back. Police cordoned off key roundabouts and businesses as they fought the youth who were chanting ODM slogans and calling for the removal of IEBC chairman Isaac Hassan and the other commissioners.