April 10, 2021(Djibouti-Ville, DJIBOUTI):The Executive Secretary of IGAD, His Excellency Dr Workneh Gebeyehu has congratulated H.E. President Ismael Omar Guelleh on his successful re-election on 09 April 2021 polls as President of the Republic of Djibouti. 

Dr Workneh wished the Djiboutian leader continued good health and said President Guelleh avails IGAD of vision and leadership in her ambition to strengthen peace and security, and deepen regional integration." 

"This well-deserved victory is a testimony to the outstanding achievements of your leadership especially in the areas of infrastructural development, unity of the Djiboutian nation and the consolidation of regional peace," H.E. Workneh said in his congratulatory message.

President Guelleh's leadership and wisdom is needed to continue with the efforts towards regional peace-making and economic development”, added Dr Workneh.

IGAD deployed a 16-member Short-Term Election Observation Mission for the elections.