Tag: Adama Barrow
Private sector key to economic growth - Gambia Chamber of Commerce
The regional body brought a swift end to the potentially explosive crisis sparked by the refusal of former President Yahya Jammeh to hand over to the newly elected Adama Barrow.
Barrow said on Sunday that it appeared his exiled predecessor, Yahya Jammeh, had looted state resources after his election defeat.
Isatou Toure, a senior Barrow aide, said the mediation effort failed to make any headway but Barrow would be sworn in at some stage on Thurs
State televison said the emergency would prevent a power vacuum while the supreme court rules on Jammeh's petition challenging the election
Barrow, backed by the West and the African Union, is due to be inaugurated on Jan. 19, although Jammeh is seeking to block this.
The West African regional bloc to uphold the victory of Adama Barrow as Gambia's new President despite Yahya Jammeh's refusal to step down.
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