After the supreme court validated William Ruto's election as the fifth President of the Republic of Kenya, President Uhuru Kenyatta's niece Nana Gecaga offered her congratulations to the new president-elect.
The Kenyatta International Convention Centre's CEO, Nana, sent congratulations via the business's social media website.
Nana said she was proud of how Kenya and her people conducted themselves during the just completed general elections in the statement.
"Congratulations to the incoming 5th President of the Republic of Kenya H.E. Dr. William Ruto and H.E.Deputy President Hon. Rìgathì Gachagua.
I'm very proud on how Kenya and her people have handled themselves in this general election 2022," her message read.
Nana added that having a peaceful election would open more business opportunities for the country.
"This has shown the world that Kenya is and always open for business. To the incoming and continuation leaders of the great republic of Kenya, may you continue to be hardworking, integral, innovative and always put Kenya and her peoples best interests 1st and lead and move Kenya forward always.
May God continue to bless Kenya and her people."
On Tuesday, September 13, 2022, the newly elected president William Ruto and vice president Rigathi Gachagua will take the oath of office at the Moi International Sports Centre in Kasarani.
President Uhuru Kenyatta also made a brief address on Monday in response to the Supreme Court's ruling affirming the outcomes of the 2022 elections.
President-elect William Ruto was not congratulated or even mentioned by name by Kenyatta in his brief.
"I want to wish well all who have won as they guide our country into the future. I thank you all for the opportunity to serve," Uhuru said.