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Buhari Set for Gambia to Persuade Jammeh to Hand Power

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President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to Gambia, today Tuesday, with other West Africa leaders to persuade President Yahya Jammeh to hand power over to Adama Barrow, the president-elect.

John Mahama, Ghanaian president who just lost and conceded will also join the African leaders in persuading Jammeh to relinquish power.

Jammeh lost the just-concluded election in the country, and conceded the elections to Barrow, a real estate mogul who won with 222,708 votes (43.3%), while Jammeh polled 208,487 (39.6%).

Jammeh who conceded to defeat and congratulated the president elect Barrow later turned round to reject the election result calling for thorough investigation.


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