Habibou Barrow, the eight-year-old son of Gambian President-elect Adama Barrow died after being bitten by a dog yesterday.
Habibou who was the child of Adam Barrow’s second
wife was born in 2010, and he reportedly died on the way to the hospital in Manjai near Banjul.
According to the President-elect’s media team, Habibou Barrow passed away on Sunday night after being bitten by a dog and was laid to rest at 2pm on Monday.
Mr. Barrow missed his son’s funeral as he was advised to remain in neighbouring Senegal for his own safety. Read here.
Mr. Barrow won the presidential election last year but outgoing President Yahya Jammeh has refused to accept the result after initially conceding defeat and congratulating Mr. Barrow.