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President Kenyatta congratulates Burundi's President-Elect Evariste Ndayishimiye

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Gen. Maj. Evariste Ndayishimiye participated this morning in the paving work of the basketball and volleyball fields at the Center for trades education in Kabezi commune, in Bujumbura province.  

Bujumbura, June 6th 2020, —President Uhuru Kenyatta of the Republic of Kenya has sent a message of congratulations and best wishes to the President-Elect of the Republic of Burundi Major General (Rtd) Evariste Ndayishimiye.

On Thursday, 4th June 2020, Burundi's Constitutional Court upheld President-Elect Ndayishimiye's win of the Presidential elections held on 20th May 2020.

In his message, President Kenyatta also congratulated the ruling CNDD-FDD Party for the emphatic win.

What he's saying: “On behalf of the people of Kenya, I congratulate the People of Burundi and the National Council for the Defense of Democracy–Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD–FDD) Party under Your Excellency Major General (Rt) Evariste Ndayishimiye leadership for winning the Presidential elections held on 20th May 2020"

  • "During this historic moment, we believe that it’s time to unite the Republic of Burundi and move forward, underpinned by the interests of the people and nationhood,"

  • The Head of State assured the new Burundi leader of Kenya's continued support of his country as a true and valued development partner.

  • "Kenya stands with Your Excellency as a partner, a friend and neighbor, as you take Burundi to greater heights”