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Yahya Jammeh Ex-leader reportedly plot to kill President Barrow

The deadly chemicals in air conditions and offices were allegedly done with instructions from former President Yahya Jammeh.

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Gambian President Adama Barrow was sworn in as the new head of state on January 19, 2017 at his country's embassy in neighbouring Senegal play

Gambian President Adama Barrow was sworn in as the new head of state on January 19, 2017 at his country's embassy in neighbouring Senegal

(AFP/File)

The alleged plot by ex-Gambian leader, Yahya Jammeh to kill incumbent President, Adama Barrow has been uncovered.

According to a report by Gambian newspaper, The Point, troops of the Economic Council of West African States (ECOWAS) reportedly uncovered a large cache of sophisticated arms and ammunition missing from State House in Banjul.

It was also reported that the troops also discovered toxic chemicals loaded in the air conditioners in some rooms situated in the State House.

The deadly chemicals in air conditions and offices were allegedly done with instructions from former President Yahya Jammeh.

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh play

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh

(GRTS - Gambia Radio and Television Services/AFP/File)

 

It was also reported that State Guards officers who were until Sunday manning different positions are currently being questioned by troops.

President Adama Barrow is yet to arrive the state house in Banjul from Senegal where he had been since his life was reportedly said to be in danger by ECOWAS leaders.

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Barrow has assured Jammeh he will have all the rights legally ensured to an ex-president, which under Gambian law includes immunity from prosecution, barring a vote by two-thirds of the national assembly.

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