African Presidents congratulate President Uhuru Kenyatta minutes after winning 2nd term

International election monitors and the African Union have announced the election was free and fair.

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Mr. Kenyatta successfully defended his seat by getting a second term in office.

He was declared winner on Friday evening by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries commission at Bomas of Kenya.

Kenyatta garnered 8,203,290 (54.27%) votes against his closest political rival NASA Presidential candidate, Raila Odinga who garnered  6,762,224 (44.74%) votes, according to the official results,

President Uhuru also attained the constitutional requirement of attaining at least 25% of votes  in at least 24 counties by securing 25% in 35 counties.

Within minutes of being declared winner, tweets from African presidents full of congratulatory messages started streaming in.

Here is a couple few tweets.

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