President Yahya Jammeh will concede defeat, says Gambia's electoral commission

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Gambian opposition leader Adama Barrow said he was still waiting for an official result from the commission but that his own count showed he had won.

Gambia’s electoral commission head said on Friday that President Yahya Jammeh would concede defeat in an election, bringing a shock end to his 22 years in power since he staged a coup.

Alieu Momarr Njai was speaking to reporters at the electoral commission in Banjul.

Gambia’s opposition leader, Adama Barrow, said in a phone interview on Friday that he was expecting a phone call from President Yahya Jammeh conceding defeat in an election.

Barrow said he was still waiting for an official result from the electoral commission but that his own count showed he had won the poll. - Reuters

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