Senegalese Troops In Gambia As Nigeria Fighter Jets Hover Over Airspace

Senegalese Authorities have confirmed that their troops have entered Gambia, after Adama Barrow was sworn-in as the President of the tiny west African country at the Gambian embassy in Dakar.
The troops are determine to remove Yahya Jammeh by force as he as refused to step down as president of the country .
Reports say the Senegalese army heads  for the Gambian capital of Banjul.
In a the same manner, Nigeria’s fighter jets have been flying over The Gambia as West African regional forces continue to flex their muscles ahead of a military intervention to oust former President Yahya Jammeh.
Jammeh’s fourth five-year term as president expired at midnight on Wednesday but he has refused calls to step down following his defeat in last month’s elections.
The Senegalese troops and Nigerian Jets have been stationed at the border of The Gambia for at least 24 hours.
After been sworn-in, Adama Barrow in a speech called on the Gambian security to show loyalty to his administration as he is now the President.
“I command the chief of defence staff and officers of high command to demonstrate their loyalty to me as commander in chief without any delay.” He said.
“I command all members of the armed forces to remain in their barracks, those found wanting or in possession of firearms without my order will be considered rebels.” He added.


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