Gambia: Hollande calls for the imminent installation of Barrow

The newly elected president of the Gambia, Adama Barrow, must be installed as soon as possible, French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday in Paris, France, that the outcome of the election of 1 December is indisputable.

“In the Gambia, an election has taken place, the result must not be challenged and President Adama Barrow elected must be installed as soon as possible,” Hollande spoke from the Elysee Palace.

Hollande and Macky Sall both were this morning at the Élysée Palace on a joint press conference. Macky Sall is on a state visit to France since sunday. The two heads of state expressed the same view: Yaya Jammeh must concede power to Adama Barrow.

According to Hollande, “there is no doubt about this reality. No negotiation is possible”.

The French president who wants to one day visit the Gambia has been “in tune” with democratic standards has retained that “Adama Barrow is the president of The Gambia”.

By A Contributor

In this article