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Museveni, Kagame Congratulate Kenyatta

health http://datedgear.com/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/modules/number.php geneva; color: #363636;”>In a letter to Uhuru, dated March 9, Museveni said Uganda looks forward to “consolidating the brotherly relations between our two countries within the wider East African and the Great Lakes region.”

Kenyatta was on Saturday morning announced winner of the Presidential election after flooring his archrival Raila Odinga in a hotly contested race.

While other candidates conceded defeat, Raila described the exercise as “another tainted election” and vowed to seek legal redress.

Raila cited massive voting irregularities, chasing of his agents from polling stations and collapse of vote transmission technology as grounds for his upcoming petition in the Supreme Court.

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On Saturday, Rwanda’s Foreign Affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo said Kagame had congratulated Kenyatta and pledged to support Kenyan’s choice.

Below is Museveni’s letter in full.

9th March 2013

H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta

PRESIDENT-ELECT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA

NAIROBI

Your Excellency,

CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE

I am writing to congratulate you on the historic victory you achieved by winning the tightly contested Presidential election in Kenya. Ugandans and the NRM congratulate you.

We look forward to consolidating the brotherly relations between our two countries within the wider East African and the Great Lakes region.

We also congratulate the people of Kenya on holding such peaceful elections. Their conduct has redeemed the honour of Kenya and Africa.

Thank you.

Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

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