President Uhuru Kenyatta has congratulated the newly elected Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.
In a statement by State House, President Kenyatta wished the new Somalia Head of State good health and success as he takes over the reins of leadership, and assured him of Kenya’s continued cooperation and comradeship.
“In another statement, the UN and other international partners congratulated President Mohamud on his election and thanked outgoing President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo’for honouring Somalia’s political tradition by accepting the electoral results and pledging support to his successor.
“We express appreciation to Somalia’s Parliamentary leadership and professional staff, the members of the Joint Committee organizing the Presidential elections, and the Somali Security Forces and African Union Transition Mission in Somalia for delivering an orderly, peaceful and secure presidential election,” they said in a joint statement.
They said they remain steadfast in their commitment to Somalia.
“We look forward to understanding the new President’s priorities so that we can work together to advance peace, prosperity”