In Summary
  • Mr Lokor said the delivery was safe and the child was named Hellen Chepkura, which means elections.

A woman gave birth at a polling station in West Pokot County while another had a miscarriage.

The middle-aged woman gave birth while queuing for more than three hours at Konyau Mixed Secondary School polling station in North Pokot Sub County.

VOTE FIRST

According to Kapchok MCA Peter Lokor, the woman experienced labour pains on the queue and declined to be rushed to Konyau dispensary to be attended to.

Instead, she insisted on voting first.

"Let me vote before rushing me to the hospital. This is my democratic right," she said.

FUNNY NAME

But she gave birth before she was able to cast her ballot.

Mr Lokor said the delivery was safe and the child was named Hellen Chepkura, which means elections.

LABOUR PAINS

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