ECOWAS fails to persuade Gambia’s president to step down

ECOWAS fails to persuade Gambia’s president to step down

ECOWAS fails to persuade Gambia’s president to step down


A mediation team led by West African heads of state has left Gambia after failing to convince President Yahya Jammeh to step down.
Jammeh lost last month’s election, but is refusing to quit.
West African leaders are seeking the UN Security Council’s approval to send troops if Jammeh does not hand over power when his term ends on Wednesday.
Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports from Dakar, Senegal.

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18 Responses

  1. By killing thousands of egyptians Sisi not only destroy democracy of Egypt but also sponsoring all kinds of terrorrism in arab world to destroy democracy. So world has lost its creadibility to advocate for democracy when it accepts coupist Sisi as a president!

  2. ECOWAS is really not suring the people of the Gambia that position of positive signs with imeject transfer of power by the dictatorship leader of our beloved country on time which we advocate for since 1 deck 2016.

  3. the Gambia and her people has been hijacked by the mortality of a single man , whose future is heavily relied upon military muscle, Gambians often claims as peaceful nation in West Africa soil, radical boy seen the Gambia as a garbage grounds to mess up, can ecowas (cedeao) acts to reverse the situation as they formerly done to neighbouring Sierra Leone? ??

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