Buhari Congratulates Ruto on Election Victory  – THISDAYLIVE


Deji Elumoye

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the President-elect of Kenya, William Ruto, on his victory in the August 9 general election.

The President, in a statement issued Monday by his Media Adviser, Femi Adesina, also commended the people of Kenya for the peaceful and transparent outcome of the elections, which once again demonstrated that the democratic process, values and principles remain the best way for the people to select their leaders and hold them accountable. 

According to him, Nigeria values Kenya as a strategic partner in the fight against terrorism and violent 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.

While wishing Deputy President Ruto a successful inauguration and tenure in office, the President said he looked forward to more fruitful and robust…

Source: Thisday Newspaper