Gambia: Gambia’s Jammeh Shutdown Border With Senegal

Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh, has closed Gambia’s border with Senegal, Freedom Radio Gambia can reveal. The border closure, followed reports of a mass exodus of Gambians fleeing the West African nation amid threats of an external invasion...
Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh, has closed Gambia’s border with Senegal, Freedom Radio Gambia can reveal. The border closure, followed reports of a mass exodus of Gambians fleeing the West African nation amid threats of an external invasion…

President elect Adama Barrow, would be sworn in on Thursday, January, 19th. In the meantime, Jammeh told the visiting African Heads of State headed by president Buhari, that he is willing to allow his Vice President Isatou Njie Saidy to serve as an interim president pending the determination of his election petition scheduled for May.

The African Union has warned that Jammeh would be held responsible for any loss of life and properties in the event he tries to use the security forces to disrupt President elect Barrow’s inauguration. The AU also says it would no longer recognize Jammeh as Gambia’s President.
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SOURCE: Freedom Newspaper

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.