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Adama Barrow

3rd President of the Gambia

Adama Barrow (born 16 February 1965) is a Gambian politician and real estate developer. He is the 3rd and current President of the Gambia, in office since 2017.[1]

Adama Barrow
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3rd President of the Gambia
Assumed office
19 January 2017[lower-roman 1]
Vice PresidentFatoumata Tambajang
Ousainou Darboe
Isatou Touray
Preceded byYahya Jammeh
Personal details
Born (1965-02-16) 16 February 1965 (age 54)
Mankamang Kunda, Gambia
Political partyUnited Democratic Party
Other political
affiliations
Coalition 2016[3]
Spouse(s)Fatou Bah
Sarjo Mballow
Children5 (including 1 deceased)

NotesEdit

  1. Barrow was inaugurated on 19 January 2017 at the Gambian embassy in Senegal, but Yahya Jammeh did not relinquish his position until 21 January.[1] Barrow returned to Gambia on 26 January and took the oath of office a second time on 18 February.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Patton, Callum (19 January 2017). "Adama Barrow inaugurated as President of Gambia amid standoff with predecessor Yahya Jammeh". International Business Times. IBTimes Co., Ltd. Retrieved 20 January 2017.
  2. "Gambia: Adama Barrow sworn-in". Africanews. 18 February 2017. Retrieved 22 February 2017.
  3. "Gambia 2016: Adama Barrow: My Vision And Mission". 25 November 2016. Retrieved 15 January 2017.