Sunday, January 29, 2017

Barrow Removes Islamic From The Gambia’s Official Name

New president of The Gambia, Adams Barrow has changed the official name of the country from 'Islamic Republic of The Gambia' to 'Republic of The Gambia'.

If you recall on Dec 12, 2015 that former president Yahya Jammeh declared country an Islamic state.

More recently, new The Gambian president Adana Barrow has removed Islamic from the country's name which he says is a republic not Islamic republic as alleged by the immediate past president Yahya Jammeh.

The new president said The Gambia, whose population is 90% Muslim, with the rest Christian and animist, was a republic "not the Islamic republic".

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