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Adama Barrow To Be Sworn In Today As Gambia Celebrates Independence

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Adama Barrow To Be Sworn In Today As Gambia Celebrates Independence

Adama Barrow To Be Sworn In Today As Gambia Celebrates Independence

 

The President of Gambia, Adama Barrow will be sworn in officially today the 18th February, 2017. The swearing in ceremony will take place at the independence Stadium in the capital, Banjul. It will be two-in-one celebration today at Banjul as today also marks the 52nd independence of Gambia.

Reports also have it that Presidents from about 20 African countries will be at the swearing in ceremony to grace the event. While US Department of State, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Linda Thomas-Greenfield will also be at the event.

Though, Adama Barrow took his first oath of office in Dakar, at the Gambian embassy in Senegal, where he was sworn-in by the head of The Gambian bar association. The swearing in ceremony of today which will make it the second oath since he became the President will be administered by the new Chief Justice, Justice Hassan Jallow.

Barrow’s inability to take oath in Bajul after winning December 2016 polls was due to the refusal of Yahya Jammeh, the former President to accept his poll loss.

Adama Barrow To Be Sworn In Today As Gambia Celebrates Independence

Adama Barrow To Be Sworn In Today As Gambia Celebrates Independence

 

Adama Barrow To Be Sworn In Today As Gambia Celebrates Independence

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