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PICTURES: GOV. AMBODE COMMISSIONS NEWLY UPGRADED TINUBU SQUARE, LAGOS ISLAND

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PIX 0565: Representative of Lagos State Governor & Acting Commissioner, Tourism, Arts & Culture, Mrs. Adebimpe Akinsola  (2nd left), cutting the tape to officially open the upgraded Tinubu Square at Lagos Island on Friday, January 27, 2017. (L-R) With her Sole Administrator, Lagos Island Local Government, Alhaji Nasir Musa; Special Adviser to the Governor on Central Business District (CBD), Mr. Agboola Dabiri; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture, Mr. Adewale Ashimi and Sole Administrator, Lagos Island East Local Council Development, Hon. Abiola Aare.



PIX 0584 L-R: Sole Administrator, Lagos Island Local Government, Alhaji Nasir Musa; Special Adviser to the Governor on Central Business District (CBD), Mr. Agboola Dabiri; Representative of Lagos State Governor & Acting Commissioner, Tourism, Arts & Culture, Mrs. Adebimpe Akinsola; Sole Administrator, Lagos Island East Local Council Development, Hon. Abiola Aare and Contractor of the project, Kenn…

Biography of Adama Barrow- President-elect in Gambia

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Biography of Adama Barrow- President-elect of Gambia

Born in 1965, the year of Gambian independence.
Member of the Fula ethnic group,
Reportedly worked as a security guard at Argos in the early 2000s while studying in UK
Returned home in 2006 to set up property business
Supports English Premier League football team Arsenal ("You can change your politics, but never can you change your favourite football team!)
Nominated as the candidate for coalition of seven opposition parties, promising greater respect for human rights
A devout Muslim who is reportedly married with two wives and five children.

In the mid 2000s, he lived in the UK for several years, where he reportedly worked as a security guard at the Argos catalogue store in north London,  While studying for his real estate qualifications. It was even said he arrested a British citizen shoplifter that was sentenced to prison. Adama Borrow was an underdog who came to fame after the arrest  of UDP leader, Ousainou Darboe, a long…