Popular Artiste Davido Congratulates Kenya’s Ruto as court upholds election
Superstar David Adeleke, commonly known as Davido, congratulated Kenya’s President-elect William Ruto on his victory in the country’s Supreme Court verdict.
Kenya’s Supreme Court on Monday upheld the election of William Ruto as the country’s President-elect. Ruto, Vice President of Kenya, was declared the winner of the August 9 election by the Independent and Electoral Boundary Commission, but his rival Raila Odinga filed a lawsuit challenging the election results.
He dismissed Odinga’s lawsuit and confirmed Ruto’s election as president elected President of Kenya. Shortly after the verdict, Davido tweeted: “Congratulations to Dr. William Samoei Ruto on the appointment as 5th President of the Republic of #Kenya @WilliamsRuto.
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Congratulations also to the people of Kenya! DEMOCRACY WINS AGAIN.
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During the decision, Koome said: “This is a unanimous decision. The petitions are dismissed, so we declare the first defendant (Ruto) President-elect.
The court dismissed all nine counts of the lawsuit. Koome stated that the alleged irregularities in the elections “…were not of such a magnitude as to affect the final results of the presidential election.”
According to the ruling of the Supreme Court, the current 55-year-old Vice-President Ruto will now take office as President of Kenya on 13 September 2022.