Yahya Jammeh Leaves Gambia (photos)


Gambia's former President has finally left the country after agreement to hand over power to the New Prrsident Barrow.
He was seen enroute Guinea and from there will travel on to exile in Equatorial Guinea, regional group Ecowas says.
Read more abouthow he surrendered here


Mr Jammeh was defeated in December's election by Adama Barrow but went on to challenge the results.

President Barrow who has been in Senegal will noe return to The Gambia soon.

In an interview with the BBC, Mr Barrow said he wanted to create a truth and reconciliation committee to investigate allegations of human rights abuses during Mr Jammeh's time in office.

Marcel de Souza, president of the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas), said the military operation that had sent West African troops into The Gambia in support of Mr Barrow, was now ended, although some would remain to ensure security.

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