EAC Secretary General Congratulates Somali President-Elect
East African Community Secretariat; Arusha, Tanzania; 09 February 2017:
The Secretary General of the East African Community, Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko has congratulated the President-Elect of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohammed Farmajo.
In a message dispatched this afternoon to State House/Villa Somalia in Mogadishu, Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko extended EAC’s warmest congratulations to H.E. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohammed Farmajo, the Government and the people of Somalia upon his election on Wednesday 8th February 2017, as the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia.
The Secretary General notes that H.E. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohammed Farmajo’s victory is a clear testimony of the trust and confidence that the people of Somalia have bestowed upon him in recognition of his leadership qualities.
The Secretary General also congratulated the people of Somalia for peacefully exercising their sovereign and democratic right to elect their leader. “The choice you have made is a tribute to your courage, as well as your determination to safeguard your dignity and keep Somalia firmly on the road to peace, stability and development”.
“The East African Community, including its Organs and Institutions, pledge their continued support and look forward to working with you to promote regional integration and development in East Africa”, affirms Amb. Mfumukeko in his message.
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