Os­in­bajo con­grat­u­lates Keny­atta on re-elec­tion

Daily Trust - - NEWS - By Isi­aka Wak­ili

Act­ing Pres­i­dent Yemi Os­in­bajo yes­ter­day con­grat­u­lated Kenyan Pres­i­dent Uhuru Keny­atta on his re-elec­tion.

Os­in­bajo, in a let­ter he signed af­ter the for­mal an­nounce­ment of the elec­tion re­sults ad­dressed to the Kenyan leader, said: “I have the hon­our on be­half of the Gov­ern­ment and peo­ple of the Fed­eral Repub­lic of Nige­ria to con­grat­u­late you on your suc­cess­ful re-elec­tion as the Pres­i­dent of the Repub­lic of Kenya.”

Ac­cord­ing to him, Keny­atta’s re-elec­tion bear tes­ti­mony to his self­less ser­vice to Kenya and to the gi­ant strides he has taken in the trans­for­ma­tion of the coun­try in the last few years.

“Per­mit me there­fore to use this mo­men­tous oc­ca­sion to re­it­er­ate Nige­ria’s sup­port and co­op­er­a­tion with Kenya in our col­lec­tive de­ter­mi­na­tion to ad­vance the de­vel­op­ment of Africa and its peo­ple,” he wrote.

Os­in­bajo ex­tended his best wishes to the peo­ple of Kenya on the suc­cess­ful con­clu­sion of the Au­gust 8 gen­eral elec­tions in the coun­try and wished Keny­atta a suc­cess­ful sec­ond term in of­fice.

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