Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) on Tuesday
congratulated Uhuru Kenyatta for his re-election as Kenya’s
According to Mahboub Maalim, IGAD Executive
Secretary, the ruling of the Kenyan Supreme Court on Monday to
uphold Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election "marks the end of a
remarkable process that tested the unity of the Kenyan people
and the democratic credentials of the country and its
"The peaceful conduct of the repeat elections and the
independent adjudication of the petitions challenging the
outcome of the Presidential Elections at the Supreme Court are
therefore testaments to the maturity of the country’s democratic
institutions and the consolidation of peace," he said.
Maalim also congratulated the people of Kenya and Independent
Institutions of the country for passing the democratic test.
"Throughout the electioneering period, the Kenyan people
have, once again, shown the world their determination for strict
adherence to the rule of law and due constitutional process.
"I therefore urge all Kenyans to continue in this spirit and
peacefully accept the decision of the Court as final," he added.
Kenyatta on re-election as president
BEIJING China (Xinhua) --
China on Tuesday congratulated
Uhuru Kenyatta on being re-elected as Kenya’s President after
Kenya’s Supreme Court on Monday upheld Kenyatta’s re-election in
the repeat presidential poll last month.
"China is happy to see Kenya’s presidential election
controversy being solved within the legal framework," Foreign
Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said at a daily press briefing.
He expressed hope that Kenya would maintain peace and
stability and make greater achievements in its national