An adviser to the Gambian president has alleged that Yahya Jammeh, who was in power for 22 years, plundered millions of dollars. Jammeh lost the election last year and has gone into exile in the Equatorial Guinea.
Gambian President Adama Barrow has hinted at a possible trial of former leader Yahya Jammeh, currently in exile in Equatorial Guinea.
Seldom has an election given rise to so much hope on the African continent as the one that placed Adama Barrow at the helm of the Gambia in December of last year. But six months later discontent is on the rise.
Speaking on Sengalese radio, elected President Adama Barrow said there appeared to be an absence of state funds following the exit of Yahya Jammeh. The deal Jammeh struck to exit The Gambia may make him untouchable.
The protracted leadership crisis in Gambia has come to an end. Former leader Yahya Jammeh has finally stepped down and new President Adama Barrow has taken office. DW's Adrian Kriesch reports from Banjul.
© 2017 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version