Adama Barrow

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Adama Barrow received the election final yr however the present president has rejected the end result

The son of Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has died after being bitten by a canine.

Eight-year-old Habibu Barrow is reported to have died on the best way to the hospital on Sunday in Manjai close to the Gambian capital Banjul.

Mr Barrow missed his son’s funeral as he was suggested to stay in Senegal for his security.

Mr Barrow received the election final yr however outgoing President Yahya Jammeh doesn’t settle for the end result.

The regional physique Ecowas had requested Mr Barrow to remain in Senegal till Thursday – the deliberate date of the inauguration.

In addition they mentioned they have been contemplating army intervention to pressure Mr Jammeh to relinquish energy.

1000’s of individuals have been leaving the nation, some telling the BBC the nation just isn’t secure.

Mr Barrow is a religious Muslim who’s reportedly married with two wives and had 5 kids, in response to the Gambian newspaper The Level.