Akon congratulates President-elect William Ruto; Diamond sends message
- American rapper Akon has congratulated William Ruto for winning the presidential election.
- Bongo star Diamond Platinumz also congratulated Kenyans for electing their president, urging them to forge a united front going forward.
Senegalese-born American rapper Aliaune Damala Badara Akon who is popularly known as Akon has congratulated William Ruto for being declared the president-elect of Kenya.
In a post on his Facebook page, Akon said "Congratulations to my dear brother William Ruto as he declared winner the presidential election in Kenya."
In Tanzania, Wasafi Classic Baby CEO Diamond Platinumz congratulated Kenyans for electing their new president.
In his Instagram Stories, Diamond said, “Pongezi sana kwa Wana Kenya kwa kuhitimisha zoezi la uchaguzi na kumpata rais leo. Sasa hivi si team Ruto, Wajackoya and team Raila Odinga. Ni kwa pamoja kuendeleza maendeleo ya Kenya na wana Kenya kwa jumla.”
Several heads of state have also sent congratulatory messages to Ruto. He was declared the president-elect by IEBC chair Wafula Chebukati on Monday after a lengthy delay that had the entire country on edge.
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