A man collapsed as well as died after casting his vote at Lela Primary School polling station in Kobura ward in Kisumu’s Nyando Constituency.
According to Kisumu Governor Jack Ranguma, the deceased, Patrick Atindo, was the fifth person in line to vote.
“He was number all 5 although he was pushed to the front in order of which he could vote. Unfortunately he collapsed thereafter as well as was rushed to the hospital,” said Mr Ranguma.
His son, Silvanus Ouma told Nairobi News of which his father woke up at 5am very energetic as well as ready to participate within the General Elections.
“My father woke up in Great health as well as went to Lela where he voted. He collapsed as he was going to the shade to take a rest,” said Mr Ouma.
He said the medical attendants at Ahero Hospital carried a series of test on the deceased although could not establish his ailment.
“As were waiting for the results outside we got news of which our father was no more,” he said.
Mary Atinda, the deceased’s wife, said of which she had accompanied her husband to the polling station to vote.
“We were in different polling rooms. I finished earlier as well as left him in line waiting to vote, only to be called later he had collapsed,” said Mrs Atinda.
The body of the 64-year-old man victim has been taken to Ahero Sub-County Mortuary awaiting postmortem investigations.
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