Nigerian Leader Urges Smooth Transition Process in Gambia

President Muhammadu Buhari has again congratulated the President-elect of Gambia, Mr. Adama Barrow on his electoral victory.

Senior Special Assistant to the President (SSAP) Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, recalled that the President had earlier congratulated Barrow on Saturday December 3, after his triumph was announced.

 

He said: “In a telephone conversation with him this afternoon shortly before his trip to the International Forum on Peace and Security in Senegal,  President Buhari expressed his gladness at the conduct of the contestants before, during and after the elections.

 

“President Buhari urged Mr. Barrow to ensure that the transition process is also as smooth as the electoral process and carry everyone along in his task of taking the Gambia to a new level.

 

“The President also expressed his admiration at the existing rapport between the President-elect and other contestants especially the current President, who lost the election, stating that democracy, rule of law and respect for each other are fast taking roots in Africa and that

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