Identity Of Githeri Man, Family & Employment


Martin Kamotho, is the man who became an online sensation on August 8th,(the voting day) after he was photographed queuing to vote with his mixture of maize and bean (Githeri)

41-year-old Kamotho is a resident of Kayole in Nairobi County.


Mr Kamotho works as a cleaner in the Nairobi County Government.

He is married with one daughter.

Speaking to a local daily, the 41-year old explained that he was hungry while he was in the voting queue, hence, he rushed to (kibandaski) a local joint to buy the ‘githeri.’

Listen as he narrates how determined he was to vote !