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Independent AfricaSenegal's president elect Bassirou Diomaye Faye takes oath of office today

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Senegal’s president elect Bassirou Diomaye Faye takes oath of office today

Senegal’s 5th president, Bassirou Diomaye Faye, has been sworn into office at a ceremony in the capital, Dakar.

Last month, 44-year-old Mr Faye won the delayed elections, securing 54% of the vote, ahead of his main challenger Amadou Ba.

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On Friday, the country’s Constitutional Council confirmed Mr Faye as the winner.

Heads of state from around the continent attended the inauguration ceremony, including Nigeria’s President Bola Tinubu, who is also chair of the regional bloc, ECOWAS.

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  1. Who is deceiving you Mr Alan you will never be a president in this country no matter what the agenda is to distract NPP
    Even NPP lose or wine you have nothing to gain

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