KINSHASA, Congo | The Latest: Congo ruling party candidate praises result
KINSHASA, Congo —January 09, 2019— The Latest on Congo’s presidential election results. All times local:
The candidate of Congo’s ruling party, Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary, who came third in the official results, has through his spokeswoman congratulated the winner, Felix Tshisekedi. Me Aime Kilolo, spokeswoman for Shadary, said the electoral commission’s announcement of Tshisekedi as the winner was “the will of the people.” She said Shadary would make a statement on the results in a few hours.