Atiku Congratulates Kenya’s President-elect William Ruto

The former vice president hailed the closest rival Raila Odinga for his performance in the contest. Says Kenyans, democracy greatest winners

2 mins read

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has congratulated the president-elect in Kenya, Mr. William Ruto.

In a statement released in Yola, Adamawa State capital on Tuesday, August 16, personally signed by Atiku, he equally hailed the the former prime minister of Kenya, Mr. Raila Odinga who came second for closely following Me. Ruto in the keenly contested election.

Result of the presidential election held on August 9 across all parts of the East African country, was announced on Monday evening declaring Ruto as winner of the poll.

Atiku also applauded the Kenyan people for the Successful conduct of the election and the declaration of result and the winner.

READ ALSO  EPL: Saka, Tavares, Xhaka Lift Arsenal, Defeats Man United 

“The people of Kenya have done well so far with the election process. The announcement of the results and declaration of a winner is the crunch time.

“Even though a winner has emerged, and indeed has to emerge in an electoral contest of this nature, the people of Kenya and certainly its democracy is the greatest winner,” Atiku stated.

He urged the people to remain calm seek redress of any perceived infraction through the legal process not rsorting to violence in the streets.

“There can never be any losers if everyone joins hands in working together to improve the well-being of the people. It is imperative that the citizens cutting across all political divides eschew violence and animosity in order to safeguard the gains of the past.

READ ALSO  Former Nigeria President Jonathan Appointed To ECAM Council's Advisory Board

“Whatever issues there are about the election can always be resolved within the ambits of the law. As one, Kenyans will be the better for it.

“I congratulate President-elect William Ruto and acknowledge Raila Odinga for a closely fought contest,” Atiku stated.

 

+ posts
READ ALSO  Why PDP Screening Panel Disqualified Ozigbo, Two Others - Report

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.