Gambia Election: Yahya Jammeh concedes defeat after ruling for 22 years

President Yahya Jammeh
President Yahya Jammeh

President Yahya Jammeh is reportedly conceding defeat after ruling The Gambia for 22 years.

The chairman of the electoral commission, Alieu Momar Njie, had this to say:

It’s really unique that someone who has been ruling this country for so long has accepted defeat.”

The head of The Gambia’s electoral commission has declared opposition candidate Adama Barrow as the winner of the 2016 presidential election. The results were:Adama Barrow – 263,515 votesYahya Jammeh – 212,099 votes

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New Elected president, Adama Barrow

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