An image which appears to show vehicles on a highway branded with support for Kenyan presidential candidate George Wajackoyah was doing the rounds on Facebook in mid-June 2022.
The back of the vehicles are covered in decals that say “WAJACKOYAH THE 5TH” and show Wajackoyah and his running mate Justina Wamae, as well as a marijuana leaf.
“Wajackoyah is no longer joking,” one Facebook page captioned the image.
Kenya’s upcoming elections are set for 9 August 2022. Supporters refer to their favourite presidential candidates as “the fifth”, in hopes they will succeed president Uhuru Kenyatta who is Kenya’s fourth president.
But is the image of Wajackoyah-branded vehicles authentic? We checked.
A reverse image search reveals the photo is old and not related to Kenya’s 2022 presidential race.
But none of the vehicles in the original photo are branded in any way. It has been digitally manipulated.
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