Hollywood actress Viola Davis congratulates Lupita after dad was re-elected

Viola and Lupita are great friends having met on the acting circuit

• Nyong'o was announced as the winner yesterday after beating Jack Ranguma of United Democratic Movement (UDM). 

the Kenyan necklace
Viola Davis wearing the Kenyan necklace
Image: Instagram

Hollywood actress Viola Davis has sent a congratulatory message to Kisumu Governor Professor Anyang' Nyong'o after he won the position again.

Nyong'o was announced as the winner yesterday after beating Jack Ranguma of the United Democratic Movement (UDM).  Actress Lupita Nyong'o celebrated her dad's re-election as Kisumu governor.

Taking to her social media she shared a photo of her dad thanking Kisumu people for giving her dad another chance.

"ABICH MORO! (five again) Congratulations to my Daddy and THANK YOU to the people of Kisumu for their overwhelming support at the polls."

Lupita had earlier taken to social media to wish her dad well ahead of the elections.

"Watch my dad set the record playing Bop-It for the first time! My father, @anyangnyongo, does everything thoughtfully, even playing with his family. I am proud to have him on my team, and wish him well as he vies to lead the team in Kisumu County as Governor for five more years. And wishing the people of Kenya a peaceful and successful election!" she captioned.

Responding to the post, Viola Davis also sent a lovely message writing, "Congratulations!!"

A few months ago, the Oscar-winning American actress stunned Kenyans after revealing that she was wearing a Kenyan-made necklace, with the jeweler being unknown.

The Oscar-nominated actress disclosed this information on her Instagram page where she posted an image with her caption disclosing this information.

It read, "Date night with my J! Necklace from Kenya! 🇰🇪❤❤❤"

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