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West African Leaders Urge Outgoing Jammeh To Step Down

The ECOWAS mediation team, led by Gen Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Banjul this morning to convince the Gambia’s outgoing president to step down and give chance to president-elect Adama Barrow to rule.

ECOWAS Leaders On Gambia. photo Courtesy: Premium Times
Thw]e Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has said he will not step down before a Supreme Court decision on disputed elections, a ruling now not expected until May.

In a nationwide TV broadcast, the longstanding dictator also reiterated his concern at “foreign interference”

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Yahya Jammeh refuses to step down
Outgoing President Jammeh

Regional mediators, led by Nigeria’s president, arrived in The Gambia this morning to urge him to accept defeat following December’s election.
President-elect Adama Barrow says he will be inaugurated on January, 19th when president Jammeh term ends.

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