Gambia’s ruling coalition expected to meet over the fate of its leader Adama Barrow

  • 15 Avril 2019

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    The seven political parties of the Gambia’s ruling coalition will today (Monday) meet to decide whether President Adama Barrow should step down as part of a special agreement of the coalition that brought him to power in 2016.

    The Gambian constitution stipulates five years as tenure for president.

    But according to the deal of the coalition, Barrow would serve only three years and step down for a chosen member of the coalition to complete his mandate.

    Today’s meeting comes at a time when the coalition has fallen in disarray as some of the key members in government have been dismissed by President Barrow.

    Sankulleh Janko reports.