African Leaders Felicitate With President Macron on His Re-Election

African Leaders Felicitate With President Macron on His Re-Election (News Central TV)

African leaders have congratulated French President Emmanuel Macron on his re-election, which he won over Marine Le Pen.

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said he looked forward to working with Mr Macron to strengthen ties between the two countries.

“Congratulations to my good friend President @EmmanuelMacron on your successful and historical reelection. I look forward to the continued strengthened relations between our two countries,” he said.

President Paul Kagame of Rwanda hailed Macron’s leadership that “seeks to unite and not divide”.

He tweeted; “Congratulations on your well-deserved re-election President @EmmanuelMacronThis is a testament to your visionary leadership that seeks to unite and not divide. Rwanda looks forward to even more and stronger partnerships between our people and nations.”

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President Macky Sall of Senegal, the current African Union Chairman, expressed his felicitations for Macron’s re-election.

He said “I warmly congratulate President Emmanuel Macron on his victory in the presidential election and send him my best wishes for success in the exercise of his second mandate.”

Emmanuel Macron was re-elected president of France on April 24th in a remarkable victory that defied historic tradition.

According to figures released by France’s interior ministry with more than 90% of the vote counted, the centrist incumbent appears to have secured an impressive 58.5 percent of the vote in the second and final round of voting, soundly defeating the nationalist-populist Marine Le Pen, who received 41.5 percent.

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Macron is the first sitting French president to have been re-elected for 20 years. He also now becomes the only president under the Fifth Republic to have been returned to office by direct universal suffrage while holding a parliamentary majority.


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