lupitaPresident Uhuru Kenyatta has congratulated Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o for her Oscar nomination in the Best supporting Actor/Actress category. This is  for her role in the movie 12 Years a Slave

Lupita Nyong’o was nominated for the Academy award last Thursday and went ahead to bag the Critics Choice Award in the same category the same night.

President Uhuru took to Facebook and Twitter to congratulate the actress for a job well done.

Congratulations Lupita Nyong’o for your Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress for#12YearsASlave. Kenya is proud of your achievements.

First lady Margaret Kenyatta had also previously congratulated her.