A member of the Siaya County Assembly has been arrested after he chained himself to the gates of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) offices in Kisumu.
Mr Fred Ouda of Central Gem Ward was arrested by the police last evening.
The MCA, who made news recently for stripping following a social media stunt alleging that Deputy President William Ruto had insulted members of the Luo community, had gone there as part of protests by the Opposition to remove the electoral commission from office.
Dozens of General Service Unit (GSU) personnel Tuesday morning threw a heavy cordon around the electoral commission’s offices as youths matched in an attempt to kick out the officials.
ODM supporters in Kisumu who were agitated by the teargasing of party leader Raila Odinga in Nairobi on Monday marched to the commission’s offices in Kisumu on Tuesday chanting slogans.
“IEBC must go. We don’t want Hassan and his team,” they chanted as they marched along Nairobi Road.