The Gambia’s President-elect, Adama Barrow, has said his countrymen and women are at the brink of making another world history on Thursday, after defeating Yahya Jammeh in the December 1election.
“We made history on the first day of December. Our future starts tomorrow”, he said in a tweet on Wednesday morning.
“We made history on the first day of December. Our future starts tomorrow. #Gambia ” he said on his twitter handle, @adama_barrow.
Although he is now sequestered in Dakar, Senegal, leaders of the regional bloc ECOWAS have said he should be sworn in tomorrow on Gambian soil, indicating they would use military might to drive away President Yahya Jammeh whose tenure expires midnight on Wednesday.
The ECOWAS leaders, in a mediatory efforts led by Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari failed to convince Mr. Jammeh to voluntarily leave office after losing the December 1 election to Mr. Barrow, a real estate businessman.