Bassirou Diomaye Faye Sworn – In as Senegal’s Youngest President


Bassirou Diomaye Faye,an opposition candidate has been was sworn in Tuesday 2 April 2024 as Senegal’s youngest president after sweeping to a first-round victory on a pledge of radical reform 10 days after he was released from prison.

“Before God and the Senegalese nation, I swear to faithfully fulfil the office of President of the Republic of Senegal,” the 44-year-old said before hundreds of officials and several African heads of state at an exhibition centre in the new town of Diamniadio near the capital Dakar.

President Bola Tinubu was among the world leaders at the inauguration.

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