Dakar – Nigeria’s president was leading a regional delegation to Gambia in a last-ditch attempt on Friday to persuade its longtime leader to step down and allow his rival’s inauguration next week.
President Muhammadu Buhari has been authorised to offer Gambian President Yahya Jammeh asylum, if necessary, during the visit.
The West African regional bloc also has a military force on standby to intervene if Jammeh does not step down when his mandate expires on January 19. Read More
Oct 03, 2017 0