By Landing Ceesay
The State House of the Gambia has said that eight (8) Heads of State will Grace the inauguration of President Adama Barrow on Wednesday.
“The public is hereby informed that the following Heads of State will arrive as scheduled for the Inauguration of President Adama Barrow.
“Tuesday. 18th January 2022: H.E. Faure Essozimma Gnassingbe of the Republic of Togo @15:00; H.E. Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazoauni of the Republic of Mauritania @ 17:00; H.E. Julius Maada Bio of the Republic of Sierra Leone @ 18:00; H.E. Umaro Sissoco Embalo of the Republic of Guinea @17:00; [and] H.E. Nana Akufo-Addo of the Republic of Ghana @19:00.
“Wednesday, 19th January 2022: H.E. Macky Sall of the Republic of Senegal @TBD (To Be Decided); H.E. Mahammadu Buhari of the Federal Republic of Nigeria @TBD (To Be Decided); H.E. George Manneh Weah of the Republic of Liberia @09:30,” the State House wrote on its Facebook page.
President Adama Barrow will be sworn into office for a second term after winning re-election in the December 4, 2021, presidential election.