Gambians demand elections citing president's three-year mandate pact

Gambians want their president to honour a promise to serve three years back in 2019. This was why thousands of Gambians on Monday thronged streets in the capital Banjul, calling for President Adama Barrow to step down from power.

Despite the consitution at the time giving the president a five-year term renewable multiple times, then president-elect Adama Barrow said he was going to serve a three-year term.

But pronouncements in the last few months show that he now intends to stay for the const…

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