Nov 8, 2012 – Obama’s Grandmother In Kenya: God Chose Barack, It Is His Time.”
As the world awoke to the news that Americans had voted Barack Obama into a second term in office, in a far away Kenya, Sarah Obama, the president’s grandmother, led villagers in Kogelo in song and dance to celebrate the victory, Reuters reports.
Asked whether she had been worried by reports that the Republican challenger Mitt Romney could win, she said it had not bothered her at all.
“I was not devastated at heart because I had full faith and confidence that he was going to win.” said Sarah Obama.
“It is by the grace of God that Barack has made it to become the president of the United States for the second term.
“If one is loving then they will find that people will like you and that is what has helped Barack.
“I am very happy for him, there are so many people in America that think they are better than him and they may be more learned than him but God chose Barack, it is his time.”
Kogelo village where Obama’s father was born, watched the election result unfold on TV and after a long, anxious night, they danced to celebrate Obama’s victory and hoped to see him again at some stage.(Punch)