Following the acceptance of former Gambian president, Yahya Jammeh to step down for Adama Burrow on Friday, Jammeh will now leave Banjul on Saturday with
President Alpha Conde of Guinea, to begin a new life in exile.
In a statement issued on state TV on Friday night, Jammeh announced that he was stepping down having been denied recognition by the world.
Adama Barrow, 3rd president of The Republic of Gambia had earlier confirmed Yahya Jammeh’s stepping down.
He made this known on twitter.
A senior adviser to new President Adama Barrow said talks to finalise the exile deal were holding up his exit.
“I can assure you that he has agreed to leave,” Mai Ahmad Fatty, Barrow’s special advisor, said in Senegal’s capital Dakar. He could not say where Jammeh would go into exile.