Gambia Pres. Jameh Steps Down



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

Barrow, on his twitter handle on Friday, @adama_barrow said: “I would like to inform you that Yahya Jammeh has agreed to step down.

 “He is scheduled to depart Gambia today. #NewGambia.” 

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

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

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

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