Kenya’s President congratulates Senegal’s President for winning second term in office

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NAIROBI, Kenya

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent his congratulatory message to the newly elected President of Senegal H.E Macky Sall for his re-election in office as the President of the Republic of Senegal.

The President said that this victory is a clear validation of the trust and confidence the people of Senegal have in his [Macky Sall] ability to continue leading his country on the trajectory of success.


“Excellency, your victory is a validation of the trust and confidence the people of Senegal have in your ability to continue leading your country on the trajectory of success.” Said President Uhuru Kenyatta

The Head of State noted that the peaceful election in which he [Macky Sall] emerged the winner is a highlight of a robust democratic foundation which has, over the years, earned Senegal’s recognition as a model of stability and progressive politics in Africa.

Speaking about their diplomatic relations, President Kenyatta said Kenya and Senegal enjoy longstanding friendly relations and a robust framework of cooperation in many areas of mutual interest.

I look forward to continue working closely with Your Excellency to further deepen ties between Nairobi and Dakar through proactive bilateral and multilateral engagements.” Said the President “Excellency, as you settle down to discharge your fresh mandate, I wish you success and good health as you continue to steer your great nation to new levels of prosperity.”

The Head of State concluded by asking the newly elected President Sall to accept, their renewed offer of close collaboration and a handshake of friendship between the Republic of Kenya and the Republic of Senegal.