Jammeh asks Buhari, others to postpone Gambia trip

At the instance of President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia, the high level ECOWAS mediation mission led by Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has pushed forward its visit to Banjul, the capital of Gambia, to Friday.

President Buhari’s office disclosed this on Tuesday.

In accepting to postpone the visit earlier planned to take place on Wednesday, President Buhari, who is mediating alongside John Mahama, the immediate past president of Ghana, said the delay notwithstanding, the mandate of the ECOWAS will be accomplished.

President Buhari reiterated the appeal on Monday by ECOWAS leaders that Gambian leaders do everything they can to douse tension in the West African country, which has led citizens to leave the country for fear of violence.

The Nigerian leader said ECOWAS is committed to the resolution of the crisis through inclusive dialogue with respect to the constitution and the will of the people of Gambia.


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  • Angry Niaja

    Jammeh is planning a lockdown on his country, watch this space!!!!!

  • Sai baba and other african leaders drone him.

    • CeeCee1818

      I like that, after that drone all so called leaders who refuse to vacate their posts.

  • rayray

    Jammeh has thrown caution to the wind, he should get what he wants and deserves. release the kraken!

    • Sharp Sharp

      The Kraken died remember the story very well !!! Yes the Kraken was big and bad but it died !!! Buhari does not have any moral ground to castigate Jammeh !!! Yes he is big and bad but like the Kraken Medusa’s head will turn him to pile of stones !!! Tell the geriatric to face governance in Nigerianistan !!! Rubbish

  • NoWar

    Sharp Sharp, I thought you could be sharp in sense like you are called. the bigman is trying to see to peace there and you could only rain abuse? You should be much better than this!