BUHARI CONGRATULATES KENYAN PRESIDENT-ELECT RUTO
Written by Kayode Sanni on August 15, 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the President-elect of Kenya, William Ruto, on his victory in the General Elections on August 9, 2022.
President Buhari’s congratulatory message is contained in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, titled ‘President Buhari congratulates William Ruto on election as President of Kenya.’
According to the President “Nigeria values Kenya as a strategic partner in the fight against terrorism and violence extremism, buoyed by a long history of friendship, economic and trade ties, and effective collaboration through international organisations such as the African Union, the United Nations and the Commonwealth.”
He also commended Kenyans for the peaceful and transparent outcome of the elections, which he said, demonstrates that the democratic process, values and principles remain the best way for the people to select their leaders and hold them accountable.