uhuruPresident Uhuru Kenyatta has congratulated Donald Trump on winning the US presidential election saying Americans have spoken.

“The American people have spoken, and they have spoken clearly. They have chosen Donald Trump as their 45th President,” Uhuru said in a statement on Wednesday.

Uhuru noted that ties between Kenya and USA are close and strong and that friendship between the two nations will endure.

This was his statement:

“The American people have spoken, and they have spoken clearly. They have chosen Donald Trump as their 45th President.

Kenya congratulates Mr. Trump for his victorious campaign, and his main opponent, Mrs. Hillary Clinton, for her valiant effort.

The ties that bind Kenya and the United States of America are close and strong. They are old and based on the values that we hold dear: in democracy, in the rule of law, and in the equality of peoples. These values remain dear to the peoples of both nations, and so our friendship will endure.”