Friday, 27 January 2017

Gambia is free at Last! Citizens pours out in numbers to welcome new President Adama Barrow

The new President of Gambia Adama Barrow received a massive welcome from citizens of the Gambia upon his arrival from Senegal to begin his tenure of office.


Photo:Jerome Delay/AP
He took exile in Senegal after ex President turn the country into a political unrest after refusing to hand over power to Mr Barrow when he lost the elections.



Photo:Thierry Gouegnon/Reuters
For months the fate of the country was shrouded in uncertainty and political tension.  be predicted,leaders from the international communities and the ECOWAS body all took turn to persuade Yahyah Jammeh to step down.


Photo:Thierry Gouegnon/Reuters
Many citizens fled the country for the safety of their lives as a result.

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