18th December, 2016

His Excellency Mr. Adama Barrow


Republic of The Gambia

Banjul, The Gambia

Your Excellency,


It is with honour that we the Ambassadors of The Gambia representing our country overseas, extend our congratulations and best wishes to Your Excellency, following your victory in the December 1st Presidential Elections which has been described as transparent, free, fair and credible by both local and international election observers.

Your Excellency, the Gambian people have spoken, and your victory is a manifestation of their trust and confidence that we must all acknowledge and accept as “vox populi, vox Dei” (the voice of the people is the voice of God).

To the International Community, the peaceful and democratic elections, which is the precursor to your Presidency, has been received with euphoria and hope for political and economic partnerships. As patriotic servants of The Gambia, it is our pledge and desire to contribute our quota to the expansion and consolidation of meaningful international dialogue and cooperation for the benefit of The Gambia.

In addition, we seize this opportunity to assure Your Excellency and the Coalition of our support and collaboration.

We pray to Allah the Almighty to grant Your Excellency and team the guidance and wisdom to fulfill the duties and responsibilities bestowed on you by your election to the highest office in the land. May Almighty Allah continue to grant Your Excellency and the Gambian Nation continuous good health, long life, peace, greater protection, prosperity and success.

Please accept Your Excellency, the assurances of our highest consideration and fraternal esteem.

Yours sincerely,

  1. E Mr. Dembo M. Badgie        – Beijing 
  2. E Mr. Momodou Badgie        – Ankara
  3. E Mrs. Elizabeth Ya Eli Harding – London
  4. E Dr. Mamadou Tangara  – New York 
  5. E Momodou Aki Bayo                  – Moscow
  6. E Mrs. Teneng Mba Jaiteh   – Brussels 
  7. E Mr. Momodou Pa Njie – Dakar 
  8. E Mr. Lang Yabou          – Madrid 
  9. E Mr. Masanneh N. Kinteh – Havana
  10. H.E. Mr. Abdou Jarju – Bissau
  11. H.E. Mr. Mass Axi Gai – Addis Ababa
Join The Conversation