Barrow receives a warm hearted welcome
- January 28, 2017
Banjul- Gambians welcomed there new President Adama Barrow on Thursday, with great affection and warmth. Adama was was elected almost two months ago, but forced to flee to Senegal when his predecessor Yahya Jammeh refused to step aside.
Barrow was accompanied by two of his wives and some children. Barrow took the oath of office at his country’s embassy in Dakar a week ago and a multinational African force then entered The Gambia to ensure his safe return home and Jammeh’s departure. Thousands of people gathered at the airport to welcome him. There were singers, dancers and drummers to welcome him affectionately.