Son of Gambia’s President Elect Adama Barrow Dies After Dog Bite Amid Growing Tensions

The son of Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has died after being bitten by a dog.

Eight-year-old Habibu Barrow is reported to have died on the way to the hospital on Sunday in Manjai near the Gambian capital Banjul.

Mr. Barrow missed his son’s funeral as he was advised to remain in Senegal for his safety.

Mr. Barrow won the election last year, but outgoing President Yahya Jammeh does not accept the result.

The regional body Ecowas has asked Mr. Barrow to stay in Senegal until Thursday – the planned date of the inauguration.

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Source: BBC

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