West African troops have crossed from Senegal into Gambia to ensure Adama Barrow assumes power as the country’s new president, according to the Senegalese army.
In a statement the military said that troops had begun striking as part of “Operation Restore Democracy”.
West African leaders have vowed to remove Yahya Jammeh by force, as the former president – who has the backing of parliament – has refused to accept the election result and step down.
Hours earlier, Adama Barrow was sworn in as pr…
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