America congratulates Uhuru Kenyatta on his re-election

America congratulates Uhuru Kenyatta on his re-election
President Uhuru Kenyatta with Deputy President William Ruto after beind declared winner of Augus 8th election. Credit Thomas Mukoya/Reuters

The United States has congratulated the people of Kenya on the successful completion of the General Election and the president-elect, Uhuru Kenyatta on his re-election.

“We commend the dedication of candidates, officials, and the public to upholding a peaceful, fair, and transparent contest, and we welcome the statements by international and domestic observer missions, affirming the credibility of the election,” read the statement.

U.S. has called on Kenyans to reject violence and resolve disputes in accordance with the Kenyan constitution and the rule of law following reports that demonstrations have turned violent, adding that they welcome calls by President Kenyatta for peace and national unity.

Kenyans have been asked to unite in peace and continue building their country.

“The United States will continue to partner with Kenya to secure a prosperous and peaceful future for both of our great nations.”

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