Browsing: The Gambia

The President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday, said Buhari made the declaration while receiving President Adama Barrow of The Gambia at State House, Abuja.

Speaking in Banjul, The Gambia during this year’s West African College of Surgeons conference and scientific meeting, Flying Doctors Nigeria Founder, Dr. Ola Brown, stated that regional integration will help the region to develop “medical centres of excellence that can receive large volumes of specialist medical cases”, explaining that these centres will help medical personnel to “develop expertise in very specific areas of medicine.”

The Gambia’s readmission would be confirmed by 12. 01 a.m. on Thursday after which the Secretariat would announce that The Gambia is rejoining the Commonwealth.

Soldiers from the mission, known as ECOMIG, came under attack on Friday by locals in Jammeh’s native village of Kanilai, Interior Minister Mai Fatty said in a televised statement, underscoring unresolved tensions from Jammeh’s 22-year rule

The meeting in Abuja is following the one in Accra on the sidelines of the inauguration of that country’s President, which expressed the readiness of the leaders of the sub-region to continue the pursuit of dialogue with the leaders of The Gambia, especially President Yahya Jammeh