Uhuru Urges Kenyans To Resume Work

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ampoule geneva;”>“I urge all Kenyans to put political differences aside and join hands towards the building of a united Kenya,” said Uhuru Kenyatta.

Kenyatta said that Kenya is important than personalities and urged Kenyans to respect each other. This comes a day after the Supreme Court upheld his victory unanimously dismissing a petition by the outgoing Prime Minister Raila Odinga.

In the 5 Minute ruling, Chief Justice Dr. Willy Mutunga ruled that the elections were free and fair and that Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto were validly elected in the March 4 polls.


Meanwhile the US government has congratulated the president-elect on his election as the 4th president of Kenya. Through a statement by the press secretary Jay Carney the White House has pledged to farther the working with the newly elected president and government.

“On behalf of the president and the people of the United States, we congratulate Uhuru Kenyatta on his election as president of Kenya. We also congratulate the people of Kenya on the peaceful conduct of the election and commend Raila Odinga for accepting the Supreme Court decision,” said Jay Carney.

The statement urged Kenyans to come together and fully implement the political, institutional reforms envisioned in the Kenyan Constitution. The statement underscored the importance of Kenya to respect the international justice.

Similar statements were received from the French President Hollande and UK Prime Minister David Cameron amongst other leaders. The Supreme Court made the summary of the decision as they continue writing the ruling of the landmark petition. The court also upheld the petition by the three Jubilee supporters on rejected votes.

Under the constitution the decision by the Supreme Court is not appealable and it’s final. Kenyans in support of the president elect Uhuru Kenyatta took their jubilation to the streets to celebrate the second victory for the man they supported in the March 4 elections. The government has however declared Tuesday the April 9 as public holidays as President Elect Uhuru Kenyatta would be sworn in office.

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