Gambia’s former leader Jammeh Arrives Equatorial Guinea

Gambia’s former leader Jammeh flies into exile in Equatorial Guinea. He arrived at the airport in the capital Banjul on Saturday in the company of mediator Alpha Conde, the president of Guinea, after stepping down from power, a Reuters witness said.

He took power in 1994 and And stepped down overnight After 22 as head of state, he stepped down in the face of pressure from West African armies that entered Gambia to force him out.

Former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh arrives at the airport before flying into exile from Gambia, January 21, 2017. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon

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