Buhari receives Gambian president, Adama Barrow at Aso Rock

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President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday received Gambian President Mr. Adama Barrow at the State House in Abuja.

A statement from the presidency announced: President Muhamadu Buharithis afternoon received President Adama Barrow of The Gambia, at the State House, Abuja.

Later in the day, details of the meeting were given in a series of statements on Twitter:

He (Buhari) congratulated President Barrow for stabilizing The Gambia after his emergence, following the impasse caused by his immediate predecessor, Yahya Jammeh, who initially refused to vacate office, after losing the presidential election in December, 2016.

The Gambian President thanked President Buhari for the role Nigeria played in helping his country return to the path of constitutional democracy.

President Barrow also congratulated President Buhari on his emergence as the new Chairman of ECOWAS, noting that he was the first foreign leader to visit Abuja after the development.”

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