Ellen to lead mediation delegation to Gambia

Gambian  President-elect Adama Barrow
Gambian President-elect Adama Barrow

BANJUL (Reuters) – Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will lead a delegation on Tuesday to mediate in Gambia, and representing the United Nations, African Union and West African regional bloc ECOWAS, Gambia’s president-elect Adama Barrow said.

In an interview with Reuters on Monday, Barrow said he wanted to see an “expedited transitional period” leading to a handover of power from outgoing President Yahya Jammeh. He also said he had no official security and was “exposed”.

SOURCE: Reuters News Agency

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