YAHYA JAMMEH Biography - Theater, Opera and Movie personalities


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Yahya (Abdul-Aziz Jemus Junkung) Jammeh (born May 25, 1965) is the president of the Gambia (since 1996). As chairman of the Armed Forces Provisional Ruling Council , he took control of the country in a military coup in 1994, and was elected as president two years later in widely criticized elections, and was sworn into office on November 6, 1996. He was re-elected in 2001, under a process generally deemed fair.


President Jammeh was formerly named Yahya Alphonse Jemus Jebulai Jammeh.