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Head of Gambian army pledges support to president elect Barrow
December 7, 2016 / 1:30 PM / a year ago

Head of Gambian army pledges support to president elect Barrow

BANJUL (Reuters) - The head of Gambia’s army, General Ousman Badjie, pledged allegiance to President Elect Adama Barrow in a phone call on Sunday, Barrow’s spokeswoman said on Wednesday, in a key sign of support as president Yahya Jammeh’s 22-year rule ends.

Reporting By Emma Farge and Edward McAllister

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