- President Yahya Jammeh has used Friday by state radio to the people of the Gambia and said he accepts his election defeat and will not challenge the results. He promised to help his successor Adama Barrow where he can. 'If he wants to work with us, fine. In'm willing to work in it in the transitional period. '
Jammeh was, after having committed a coup 22 years in power in the Gambia and ruled the West African country with an iron fist.
Barrow, also known as 'no drama Adama ', managed to unite the opposition. The former security guard at a department store in North London is committed to reforming the economy to prevent disadvantaged compatriots continue to seek refuge in Europe. The new president will reverse the most controversial measures of the whimsical Jammeh. He wants to include the Gambia remains a member of the International Criminal Court ICC.