Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has congratulated President Uhuru Kenyatta on his re-election calling his Kenyan counterpart a “close friend and brother” in an official statement.
“President Kenyatta is not only a close friend and brother but also a development conscious and diligent leader.”
President Farmajo said that he is confident that President Kenyatta’s re-election will usher in a time of further cooperation between the two east African nations.
“President Kenyatta and I share a common vision of peace, stability and economic growth for our two countries and the region as a whole”
He also reaffirmed Somalia’s commitment to peace and economic cooperation with Kenya.
With over 50% plus one of the national vote, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) declared Uhuru Kenyatta the President yesterday following Tuesday’s General Election.