May 28, 2022

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UN Agrees To Backs Gambia’s New President, Barrow

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The Security Council of the United Nation as endorse and unanimously backed Gambia’s President elect Adama Barrow. All members of the Council agrees to Senegal resolution to support West Africa Regional Organisation ECOWAS to send troops to Gambia.

Yahya Jammeh had refused to accept defeat from the result of the December 1st 2016 Presidential election and do not hand over power to the president-elect Barrow. The regional bloc ECOWAS has given enough time for Jammeh to peacefully and orderly transfer power to Barrow.

Mainwhile, Senegalese had sent troops to Gambia to force Jammeh out of office. Furthermore, Adama Barrow has been sworn in as president-elect in Dakar.

According to Vanguard News, Nigeria and Ghana had sent troops and air power to Senegal as part of a buildup of a Dakar-led regional force massed near the Gambian border. “We are hoping that there is a peaceful resolution to this, but it is very clear that if President Barrow asks for assistance, then that is something that, as the legitimate president of Gambia, he is perfectly entitled to do,” said British Deputy Ambassador Peter Wilson.

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French Ambassador Francois Delattre said the resolution sends a “clear message” to Jammeh who has refused to step down despite being offered “guarantees by his successor in line with his status as former president.” The Security Council has recognized Barrow’s election victory as has the African

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