BREAKING: Adama Barrow sworn in as President of The Gambia

BREAKING: Adama Barrow sworn in as President of The Gambia

Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow has been sworn in at the country's embassy in neighboring Senegal.

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BREAKING: Adama Barrow sworn in as President of The Gambia

BREAKING: Adama Barrow sworn in as President of The Gambia

This comes as regional forces massed at the border to force incumbent Yahya Jammeh to quit after his election defeat.

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Mr. Jammeh has refused to step down despite losing an election and conceding defeat earlier.

BREAKING: Adama Barrow sworn in as President of The Gambia

BREAKING: Adama Barrow sworn in as President of The Gambia

He says there were irregularities in the election held on December 1 2016, and that some of his supporters were turned away from polling stations.

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All UN Security Council states were represented at the inauguration of Gambia's President-elect today.

Speaking at his inauguration, Adama Barrow said he is the president of Gambia, "regardless of whether you voted for me or not."

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He said all arms personnel should return to the barracks.

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