The Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh has declared a State of Emergency in the country, citing the heavy presence of Foreign Forces in the nation.
He declared the State of Emergency via a State television announcement.
According to the West African leader, the State of Emergency was necessary to calm down the interference of Foreign Missions in the December 1st presidential election.
“Due to the unprecedented and extraordinary amount of foreign interference in the December 1st presidential elections and also in the internal affairs of The Gambia.”
“Unwarranted hostile atmosphere, threatening the sovereignty, peace, security and stability of the country,” he added.