Jammeh does not face prosecution on leaving office - opposition

2016-12-21 07:15
Yahya Jammeh (File: AFP)

Yahya Jammeh (File: AFP)

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Banjul - Gambian President Yahya Jammeh will not face prosecution on leaving office, a spokesperson for the opposition coalition that backed president-elect Adama Barrow told AFP on Tuesday.

"There is no indication of a threat (of prosecution) or the need to threaten outgoing President Yahya Jammeh," Halifa Sallah said following talks with the Economic Community of West African States on the peaceful transfer of power.

Jammeh led The Gambia for 22 years but conceded defeat in polls this month before reversing his position and claiming victory.

Read more on:    yahya jammeh  |  adama barrow  |  gambia  |  gambia 2016 elections  |  west africa
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