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BREAKING: Bassirou Faye sworn in as Senegal’s president

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Bassirou Diomaye Faye has been sworn in because the fifth Senegalese President.

The 44-year-old Faye turns into Senegal’s youngest President.

DAILY POST stories that he took over from Macky Sall on Tuesday, April 2 in an occasion witnessed by African leaders within the new city of Diamniadio, close to the capital Dakar.

“Earlier than God and the Senegalese nation, I swear to faithfully fulfil the workplace of President of the Republic of Senegal,” Faye stated earlier than the gathered officers.

He additionally vowed to “scrupulously observe the provisions of the Structure and the legal guidelines” and to defend “the integrity of the territory and nationwide independence, and to spare no effort to attain African unity”.

The formal handover of energy with outgoing President Macky Sall will happen on the presidential palace in Dakar.

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