Ruto woos Chad’s Deby to back Amina’s AU bid

Deputy President Ruto with Chadian leader Idriss Deby at State House, N’Djamena, on Monday. Mr Ruto said Foreign Affairs CS Amina Mohamed had the best credentials to head the AU Commission. PHOTO | DPPS

What you need to know:

  • Deputy President William Ruto said Kenya believed she had the experience and knowledge to drive the African agenda forward.
  • Kenya was aware that Chad had nominated its Foreign Affairs Minister Moussa Faki Mahamat for the same position.

Kenya on Monday sought the backing of Chad for Foreign Affairs CS Amina Mohammed’s bid to be African Union Commission chairperson.

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