Nigeria’s Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has arrived in Nairobi, Kenya’s capital for the inauguration of President William Ruto.
The event holding at Kasarani Stadium, Nairobi, is Kenya’s fifth presidential inauguration.
Osinbajo was received at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi, by former Governor of Kwale County, Salim Mvurya, Nigerian Ambassador to Kenya, Yusuf Yumusa and other senior government officials.
The Vice-President is accompanied on the trip by the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Amb. Zubairu Dada and the Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Sen. Babafemi Ojudu.
Persecondnews had reported that Deputy President William Ruto was on Aug. 15, 2022 declared winner of Kenya’s presidential election held on Aug. 9.
Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman, Wafula Chebukati, said Ruto had won almost 7.18 million votes or 50.49 per cent, against 6.94 million or 48.85 per cent, for his rival, Raila Odinga.
Kenya’s Supreme Court, on Sept. 5, upheld Ruto’s electoral victory.
Nigeria and Kenya, both former British colonies, enjoy good diplomatic relationships and had signed agreements on trade and agriculture, among other areas.