Raila Odinga congratulates Tanzania’s John Magufuli on election victory
By Standard Reporter
| October 29th 2015
NAIROBI: Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) leader Raila Odinga Thursday evening congratulated Tanzania’s President-elect John Magufuli following his victory in the just concluded elections.
In his message Raila said Magufuli’s win was as a result of the President-elect’s tireless commitment to serving Tanzania and his party CCM.
“It is also the crowning achievement of an exceptional campaign. The brilliance and tone of your campaign demonstrated the maturity and vitality of democracy in Tanzania.” Raila added.
The CORD leader also congratulated the Opposition’s role in Tanzania’s election.
“I congratulate CCM for a solid victory and the Opposition fraternity for a well fought battle.
The brilliance and tone of your campaign demonstrated the maturity and vitality of democracy in Tanzania.” Raila said.
Raila urged Magufuli to go all out to prioritise unity and stability in Tanzania and to champion a stronger push for regional integration and democracy in Africa.
“We in Kenya who have always been bound to Tanzania by history, values and friendship. It is my hope that these timeless values will see relations between our two nations get stronger under your leadership,” the CORD leader conclude.
Ruling party’s John Magufuli is Tanzania President-electTanzania's Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM) has extended its 51-year reign after the ruling party's presidential candidate John Pombe Magufuli was declared the East Africa nation's President-elect.
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