Thursday, 26 January 2017

BREAKING: Frenzy as President Barrow finally lands in Gambia

President Adama Barrow of Gambia has
returned to the country to assume power
- days after his predecessor Yahya Jammeh
left to go into exile.
According to BBC, President Barrow's
plane touched down at Banjul airport
where jubilant crowds waited to
welcome him. After landing, he tweeted:
"I'm finally home #Gambia."Mr Barrow, who has been in
neighbouring Senegal, won elections in
However a handover was stalled when
Mr Jammeh, Gambia's president of 22
years, refused to step aside.
He left for exile at the weekend after
mediation by regional leaders and the
threat of military intervention.