At statehouse Nairobi, the US senator Christopher Coons
commended the president for peace experienced during the
country’s general elections concluded earlier this week. This
was the first time President Kenyatta, who doubles as the
Azimio la Umoja chairman was seen in public since his deputy
of nearly ten years was declared the president elect.
In a statement released by the Statehouse, President Kenyatta
told the US law makers that peace will prevail, and that Kenya
may set an example in the continent and the globe. President
Kenyatta also expressed his commitment to a smooth transition
of power to the next government.
From statehouse, the congressional delegation headed to Karen
for a meeting with president elect William Ruto, in which a
section of other Kenya Kwanza leaders took part. The talks
touched on the just concluded general elections, and areas of
cooperation between Kenya and the United States, with each
side committing to deepen relationship and further partnership
for the mutual benefit of the two countries. The us has so far
not sent a congratulatory message to the President elect
William Ruto, though the country has acknowledged ruto’s
declaration as the president elect.
Senator Coons-led congressmen that jetted in Kenya on
Wednesday, also held talks with the Azimio La Umoja
presidential flag bearer Raila Odinga, with his running mate

Martha Karua, where peace remained the centre of the
This visit is a political déjà vu of what happened right after the
2017 general elections, where the Delaware senator was
instrumental in nudging the then two rivals, President Uhuru
and the former Premiere Raila Odinga towards a historical
Jacob Macheso


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