The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has congratulated President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya on his re-election, saying his victory at the poll remained a confirmation of his selfless service to Kenyans.
This is contained in a letter signed by the Acting President after the formal announcement of the election results over the weekend.
According to a press release made available to newsmen on Sunday by the Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President on Media and Publicity, Mr Laolu Akande, Osinbajo was quoted as saying “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.
“Your re-election bears testimony to your selfless service to Kenya and to the giant strides you have 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,” the Acting President said.
He extended his best wishes “to the people of Kenya on the successful conclusion of the August 8 general elections in the country and wishes President Kenyatta a very successful new term in office.”