President Joe Biden congratulates Ruto.
United states president, Joe Biden congratulates Ruto on his win as Kenya’s president elect and commended Azimio la Umoja leader, Raila Odinga on respecting the declaration from court.
A statement he released through the white house press secretary, Karine Jean-Pierre.
He said,”We congratulate William Ruto on his election as president of Kenya. We commend Raila Odinga for abiding by the Supreme Court’s ruling.”
Joe further commended Kenyans for remaining calm and peaceful during the election period.
He said,”We also congratulate the people of Kenya on the conclusion of a peaceful general election. we commend Raila Odinga and other candidates for abiding by the Supreme Court filing transparent electoral processes and the peaceful education adjudication of disputes our testimony to the strength of democratic institutions.”
The united Stated further assured that they are willing to work together with the president elect, William Ruto.
He said,”The United States and Kenya share a strong and long-standing partnership based on a commitment to democracy security economic Prosperity we look forward to.”
This comes after US state secretary also congratulated Ruto on his win. He stated that Kenya has demonstrated free, fair and credible election, and indeed Kenya is a democratic country.
He said,”We commend Raila Odinga and other candidates for abiding by the Supreme Court ruling. Transparent electoral processes and the peaceful adjudication of disputes are testaments to the strength of democratic institutions.”