President Uhuru Kenyatta has continued to receive congratulatory messages from different countries following Monday's Supreme Court decision that upheld his reelection in the October 26th repeat presidential election.
Britain was the first country to applaud President Uhuru Kenyatta on his re-election following Supreme Court victory on Monday. Through, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, the United Kingdom sent his country’s message to Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed in a telephone conversation.
In a series of tweets, the Presidential Strategic Communication Unit (PSCU) said that other countries who have congratulated Uhuru include South Sudan, Uganda and Bangladesh as well as African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP Group).
“Britain congratulates @PresidentKE@Ukenyatta through UK Foreign Secretary @BorisJohnson,’’ the presidential communication team said in the twitter , adding that Ms Mohammed had confirmed the same.
ACP group termed the Kenya's Supreme Court verdict as significant and constituting “a remarkable moment for Kenya”.
“This significant development goes a long way to confirm the country’s democratic maturity as well as the commendable functioning of its democratic institutions,’’ ACP said in a statement sent from Brussels, Belgium.
Speaking during a press briefing at Harambee House on Tuesday, State House Spokesman Manoah Esipisu said that the President has received congratulatory messages from more than 40 countries.