Hours after new Gambian president, Adama Barrow was sworn into office on
Tgursday, the whereabouts of former president of Gambia, Yahya
Jammeh has remained unknown. Jammeh disappeared as military forces of
the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) entered the
country from Senegal.
According to resident Abdoulie Bah, long convoys of military vehicles
with armed soldiers entered the country through the border town of
Barrow’s inauguration came after an escalating political standoff triggered by Jammeh’s rejection of the election results.
During his inaugural speech, Barrow asked Gambia’s security forces to
remain loyal to the constitution and commanded all soldiers to remain in
Armed soldiers found outside their barracks would be regarded as
“rebels,” the newly sworn-in president said.
Jammeh’s whereabouts is still unknown.
Source: African Press Agency