Leaders congratulate Uhuru on his re-election
Regional Heads of States have joined Kenyans in congratulating President Uhuru Kenyatta after his re-election to serve a second term.
Taking to twitter, Rwandan President Paul Kagame congratulated President Uhuru Kenyatta lauding the successful election process and the trust placed on him by the Kenyan people.
“@UKenyatta Pamoja tuzidi kujenga umoja na maendeleo ya mataifa na jumuiya yetu (Together let us continue building East Africa),” read his tweet in part
At the same time, Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni also took time to pass his congratulations to President Kenyatta.
In his statement, President Museveni termed President Kenyatta’s re-election as a clear testimony of the trust he has earned from the people of Kenya.
“I look forward to continue working with you to strengthen further the brotherly relations and co-operations between our countries as well as other EAC partner States in the quest to develop our region,” stated Museveni.
Tanzanian President Dr. John Joseph Pombe Magufuli was also keen to pass his congratulations.
In his tweet to President Kenyatta, Magufuli said: “Nakupongeza Ndugu Uhuru Kenyatta kwa kuchaguliwa kuwa Rais wa Kenya kwa kipindi kingine. Nakutakia mafanikio mema (I congratulate you (Uhuru Kenyatta for your re-election. I wish you well).”
In his congratulatory message, Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo termed President Uhuru as not only a close friend and brother but also a development conscious and diligent leader.
President Farmajo further expressed confidence his re-election saying that it would foster further cooperation on bilateral and diplomatic relations between Somalia and Kenya.
“On behalf of all Burundians, I congratulate President elect Uhuru Kenyatta and the people of Kenya. Looking forward to strengthen our relations,” tweeted Burundian President, Pierre Nkrunziza.
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