President Buhari urges smooth transition process in Gambia


President Muhammadu Buhari, has again,  congratulated the President-elect of Gambia, Mr. Adama Barrrow, on his electoral victory.  The President had earlier congratulated him on Saturday, December 3, after his triumph was announced.

In a telephone conversation with him this afternoon, shortly before his trip to the International Forum on Peace and Security in Senegal,  President Buhari, expressed his gladness at the conduct of the contestants before, during and after the elections.

President Buhari urged Mr. Barrow, to ensure that the transition process is also as smooth as the electoral process and to carry everyone along in his task of taking the Gambia, to a new level.

The President also expressed his admiration, at the existing rapport between the President-elect and other contestants,  especially the incumbent President, who lost the election. He stated that, democracy, rule of law and respect for each other, are fast taking root in Africa and that Gambia has also become a role model for Africa and the world at large.