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“Jammeh has agreed to relinquish power and leave the country” – President Barrow



Yahya Jammeh and Adama Barrow

President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow has confirmed that defeated president Yahya Jammeh has stepped down.

Barrow, on his twitter handle on Friday, @adama_barrow said: “I would like to inform you that Yahya Jammeh agreed to relinquish power and leave the country.”

Barrow on Thursday took the oath of office as Gambia’s new president.

He was sworn-in about 5PM Senegalese time at the Gambian High Commission in Dakar, Senegal.

Barrow succeeded Yahya Jammeh, who lost in the December 1 presidential election and refused to vacate office when his term expired midnight on Thursday.


  1. love

    January 20, 2017 at 9:22 pm

    About time!!!

  2. SS

    January 20, 2017 at 9:37 pm

    Ojebi…..he should have just waited to be killed like gadaffi?…..

  3. Saaaa

    January 20, 2017 at 9:50 pm


  4. nene+

    January 20, 2017 at 9:54 pm

    Yeye African man! From hero to zero…. mtcheeew

  5. Mark

    January 20, 2017 at 9:55 pm

    Cobhams Asuquo: The Gift of Blindness

  6. Banny

    January 20, 2017 at 11:09 pm

    E for kuku stay dia na?!

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