Banjul - President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Banjul, the Gambian capital, to compel President Yahya Jammeh to hand over power after losing election to President-elect Adama Barrow.
Buhari alongside ECOWAS leaders led by Liberia president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, arrived in Gambia on Tuesday afternoon.
Buhari himself stated the mission of their trip to the West African country.
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“I am in The Gambia with other ECOWAS leaders to insist on the sanctity of the electoral process, and respect for the wishes of the people.
“We will be asking President Jammeh to respect his country's Constitution, and to maintain the inviolability of the electoral process.” He said.
The leaders will also meet with president-elect Barrow.
Buhari is due back in Nigeria on Tuesday night.For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page.
- News24 Nigeria