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Bassirou Diomaye Faye, was sworn in yesterday as Senegal’s youngest president after sweeping to a first-round victory, 10 days after being released from prison

Bassirou Faye don swear-in as Senegal’s youngest president

April 3, 2024

Bassirou Diomaye Faye, don swear in yesterday as Senegal’s youngest president afta e win di first round election, 10 days afta e comot from prison.

Di 44-year-old neva bin hold any elected office before, but plenti African leaders attend di ceremony wey happun for di new town of Diam-nia-dio, near di capital Dakar.

As e take oath, Faye also promise say e go “carefully observe di provisions of di Constitution and di laws” and to defend “di integrity of di territory and national independence, and to no spare any effort to achieve African unity”.

Di formal handover of power wit outgoing President Macky Sall go happun for di presidential palace for Dakar.

Di former tax inspector don become di West African state’s fifth president since independence from France for 1960 and di first to openly admit to a polygamous marriage.

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