The united states has arrived in Kenya to meet the top leaders.
The senator is expected to hold to with the sitting president Uhuru Kenyatta, president elect William Ruto and the Azimio la Umoja leader, Raila Odinga.
Meg Whitman, the united states ambassadors to Kenya has stated that the meeting will be chaired by Chris Loons, a senator from delaware.
Apart from Kenya’s key leaders, the delegation will also hold talks with Non-governmental organizations working to empower girls and women,health care providers and conservationists.
Meg whitman stated,”The Senator Chris Coons-led delegation will meet with conservationists, health providers, and organizations working to empower girls.”
She further stated,”The delegation is also scheduled to meet with President Kenyatta, William Ruto and Raila Odinga to discuss shared goals- health, security, and economic prosperity.”
Earlier, United states ambassador to Kenya commended the independent electoral and boundaries commission for the work they did during the election period. She further applauded the IEBC for upholding peace.
She said,”We applaud the efforts of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, security forces, and all electoral institutions to organize peaceful and orderly voting and counting process.”
Whitman also stated that declaring of a presidential elect is a huge step that the electoral commission took.
Whitman stated,”Under the leadership of Chair Wafula Chebukati, IEBC declared William Ruto the winner of the presidential election. This is an important milestone in the electoral process.”
The united stated ambassadors also wrote that, both Azimio la umoja and Kenya kwanza leaders should find a way of accepting the results and moving forward together.
She further stated, that any conflicted party should look for the legal channel to air their views.
She said,”Going forward, we urge all parties to work together to peacefully resolve any remaining concerns about this election through existing dispute resolution mechanisms.”
Whitman also advised the political affiliations to urge their supporters to remain calm and vigilant during this period.
She said,”We ask all political party leaders to continue to urge their supporters to remain peaceful and refrain from violence during the electoral process.”