WHEN WILL PRESIDENT-ELECT ADAMA BARROW ASSUME OFFICE?

According to the national media, President Jammeh is supposed to have assumed office on the 19 of January 2012. He is supposed to serve a term of 5 years. His term is reported by legal practitioners to come to an end on the 18 January 2017.

President- elect Barrow is supposed to assume office on the day of expiration of the term of office of the incumbent.

We will publish the details of the gazette and the Interpretation Act so that Gambians will begin to understand their own laws and how and when their representatives are to vacate or assume office. This should be public knowledge in the interest of transparency and accountability.