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Gambia: Who’s who in Barrow’s presidential task force

By Marième Soumaré
Posted on Monday, 22 November 2021 18:10

Gambia’s President Adama Barrow is in the middle of an election campaign. To ensure that he is re-elected on 4 December, he has gathered his most loyal people around him and forged new alliances.

Adama Barrow 

He had a surprise victory over Yahya Jammeh, who remains in exile in Equatorial Guinea. This time around, however, Barrow intends to control his destiny. On 9 November, the outgoing president officially launched his electoral campaign. Breaking his promise to only stay in power for three years after defeating Jammeh, this former member of the diaspora decided – in the end – to complete his five-year term.