Adama Barrow sworn in as Gambia's new president | Reuters

 Adama Barrow sworn in as Gambias new president
| Reuters

DAKAR Adama Barrow was sworn in as Gambia's new president on Thursday at a ceremony in the country's embassy in neighbouring Senegal, as incumbent Yahya Jammeh refused to step down after last month's presidential election. "This is a day no Gambian will ever forget in a lifetime," Barrow said in a speech immediately after taking the oath of office. The ceremony was broadcast on Senegalese television.

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Updated Date: Jan 19, 2017 23:47:19 IST