Youths in Kakamega town led by UDA Party secretary-general Cleophas Malala demonstrated in opposition to anti-government protests organised by the opposition to picket against the high cost of living.

PHOTO | COURTESY Malala leads protesters

The youths marched through the Western Kenya town in the mid-morning hours, waving placards. They stated that they desired peace above violence.

Kakamega is peaceful.

During the peaceful protests, malala asked azimio la Umoja leader Raila Odinga to give president ruto time to implement his manifesto.

UDA Party SG Cleophas Malala asks opposition leaders to give President Ruto time to implement the Kenya Kwanza manifesto #MaandamanoWednesdayToFriday

There were pictures of burning tyres on roads and certain streets in Mombasa, and police began detaining people at the Express area of the CBD just before 11 a.m. While in Kisumu, teenagers barricaded several routes and ignited bonfires, shops closed, and no PSV vehicles were seen on the roadways.