Thursday, 2 February 2017

Gambia Executes Dog That Killed Son Of New President, Adama Barrow

According to new reports sifting out
from the country, the rabid dog that
killed Habibou , the son of Gambian
President, Adama Barrow has been
The young boy had reportedly been
overpowered and mauled by the stray
dog and had sustained serious head
injuries as a result.
All this happened just days before his
father’s inauguration while he was in
Senegal where he was been protected by
security operatives because of the
tension in the country at the time.
The deceased was living at his aunt’s
house in a coastal resort near Banjul,
when he dog, which had not bitten
anyone before attack him. He died after
being rushed to the hospital.
“We concluded that it was not wise to
allow this dog to continue roaming in
the streets. We carried out some test and
realised that the dog is not infected with
rabies,” an official of the country’s
agriculture ministry said.
Barrow missed his son’s funeral as he
was he was still in Senegal for his safety
following Yahya Jammeh‘s refusal to
handover power.
Jammeh finally handed over power and
is currently on exile in Equitorial Guinea
Barrow returned to The Gambia last
week to a jubilant welcome marking the
beginning of the West African nation’s

first democratic transfer of powerpower

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