African Union stop recognizing the Gambian president Jammeh

African Union stop recognizing the Gambian president Jammeh

The African Union considers Yahya Jammeh from 19 January and not, as the legitimate president of the Gambia. That has the Peace and Security Council of the AU on Friday decided.

On 19 January, Jammeh the power transfer to the winner of the december elections. Jammeh recognised in the first instance, that he is the elections had lost, but came back to later. He is in the West African country for 22 years in power.

The AU-council, warned that the consequences can be severe, if Jammeh continues to persist in his refusal to the power.

Jammeh is internationally under heavy fire because he refuses elections. to recognize. Other West African countries, united in ECOWAS, threatened earlier, even with military intervention as the Gambian president is no place for his successor, opposition leader, Adama, Barrow.

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