In a surprising somersault, Jammeh, who has ruled Gambia for 22 years, announced on state TV that he was rejecting the result, which he accepted last week as reflective of the wish of the people of Gambia. He now called for a fresh election.
Watch the video of his election rejection.
VIDEO: Yahya Jammeh's makes dangerous U-Turn in Gambia. Rejects Gambia's democratic choice by annulling election results pic.twitter.com/IGihDqSi5A
— Kayode Ogundamisi (@ogundamisi) December 10, 2016