President Adama Barrow of The Gambia arriving back to home crowds of well wishes estimated in the hundreds of thousands.© Jason Florio

On this day: Jan 26, 2017 – President Adama Barrow returns home to The Gambia, West Africa

Jan 26th, 2017: A triumphant, and momentous day for The Gambia, West Africa. Ten’s of thousands of euphoric Gambians lined the streets for miles – and miles! (an estimated over 100,000 Gambians flocked the main road) – to welcome home their new president, Adama Barrow. Due to potential security risks, Barrow had briefly exiled himself to neighbouring Senegal, where he was inaugurated at the Gambian Embassy, Dakar.

The new president of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, inauguration – Jan 19, 2017

The new president of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, inauguration -Jan 19, 2017 – Wally Sanyang and his friends watching the inauguration on T.V. of their new president, Adama Barrow, who is in the Gambian Embassy in Dakar, Senegal. Meanwhile, ex-president, Yahya Jammeh, refuses to cede power and remains in the State House in the Gambian […]

January 26, 2017 – The new president of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, arrives home. Images © Jason Florio

  January 26, 2017 Welcome home, Mr. President! A new era for The Gambia, West Africa President Adama Barrow returns, Gambia ‘A new era for The Gambia – President Adama Barrow arrives home from a brief exile in Senegal. Tens of thousands lined the road from the airport – it took 4 hours to make a journey that […]