News Center – TDO – After losing the elections, Gambia's former president, Yahya Jammeh, said he would not leave his post, agreed to leave the post.
Following the last presidential election, Jammeh declared a state of emergency in the country, saying he did not recognize the election results and said he would not leave office. This attitude of Jammeh led to political crisis, and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), who recognized the elected President, decided to take military intervention in Gambia. Then, Senegal and Nigerian military troops entered the Gambia border and forced Jammeh to transfer duty.
The pressures came to an end and Jammeh agreed to leave the mission and said there was no need for bloodshed.