American singer and entrepreneur Akon has congratulated Kenya’s president-elect William Ruto.
On Instagram, the ‘lonely’ singer referred to Dr Ruto as his brother in a short congratulatory message, which was accompanied by two images.
Congratulations to my dear brother William Ruto as he is declared winner of the Presidential Election in Kenya,” Akon’s message read.
The United Democratic Alliance (UDA) candidate polled 7,176, 141 (50.49 per cent) to secure the 50 per cent plus one requirement, edging out his main challenger, Azimio la Umoja – One Kenya Coalition’s Raila Odinga who got 48.85 percent of the total votes cast.
He is yet to respond to the message, however Kenyans took to the comment section,