Gambia blues: President-elect, Barrow to be inaugurated in Senegal Thursday

Gambia blues: President-elect, Barrow to be inaugurated in Senegal Thursday

Gambia’s President-elect, Adama Barrow will be sworn into office at the Gambian Embassy in Dakar, Senegal.

Gambia blues: President-elect, Barrow to be inaugurated in Senegal Thursday

Gambia’s President-elect, Adama Barrow

Barrow tweeted Thursday morning announcing to his followers and the rest of the world took “I would like to inform you that the Inauguration Ceremony is going to take place at the Gambian Embassy in Dakar, Senegal”.

Meanwhile, a journalist with the Standard Newspaper in Gambia, Sekous Kale earlier told Accra-based Citi FM that “pursuant to the Gambia’s constitution, Adama’s inauguration cannot be put to a halt.”

“Adama will be inaugurated but what we don’t know is whether Adama will be inaugurated at the independence stadium as planned,” he added.

READ ALSO: Jammeh refuses to leave office as deadline passes

Jammeh’s tenure expired at midnight on Wednesday.

President-elect Adama Barrow has been living in Senegal for the past few days following a request by West African leaders after a summit in Mali.

Several talks between Jammeh, ECOWAS and AU leaders in a bid to have him step down failed.

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