A video has emerged showing residents of Machakos county accessing the city through the banks of Athi River, as others are heard saying that they shall overcome the lockdown order while accusing the government of endangering Kenyan lives by letting in foreigners through Kenyan airports.

Police on Monday evening mounted several roadblocks across different entry and exit points within the city in a bid to stop the cross movement of citizens in and out of Nairobi as a way of limiting the spread of coronavirus to other parts of the country.

Last night some Kenyans were forced to spend the night in the cold or as police officers blocked access of Kagundo Road one of the entry points into the city.

With the emergence of this video, other Kenyans may use it as a benchmark to defy and come up with new ways of entering the city.

Some social media users condemned the actions of the residents, though some found their actions to be heroic and hilarious.