Maseno University was on Thursday closed indefinitely after students disrupted an IEBC training of officials set to man the October 26 vote.

The office of the Vice Chancellor released a letter to that effect.

The students later barricaded the Kisumu-Busia highway paralysing transport for several hours before police quelled the protests. “Due to the prevailing circumstances, the university is hereby closed indefinitely. Students are advised to vacate the premises.”

This has led to different reactions online:

Sitaenda home mpaka nimalize unga nilikam nayo….


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Another said:

As you say bye to comrades remember those going to Central republic are going for good. Next time they come back they will be visiting another state. Fare thee well

Another proclaimed;

Luos should return to their original homeland in South Sudan

While another added;

We wish our brothers and sisters from the Central Republic of Kenya a peaceful election come 26th Oct,


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Many students are wondering if the Fresha’s bash is still going to happen;