Gambians celebrated the inauguration of their new president, Adama Barrow, by turning out en masse to watch the ceremony live at the Independence Stadium in Banjul.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson became the first in his position to visit The Gambia since its independence in 1965.
A spokesperson for newly-inaugurated president Adama Barrow, Halifa Sallah, confirmed that the ex-president had been allowed to leave with all his property.
West African leaders have, however, given longstanding Gambian President Yahya Jammeh a final opportunity to relinquish power.
A spokesperson for the president-elect, in a brief post, confirmed the death of the young Barrow.
President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, headed the three-nation delegation to talk to Jammeh.
Chief Justice Emmanuel Fagbenle said that the court can only hear the case once there is a full bench, and that the extra judges needed would only be available in May or November.
Shehu said that the Ecowas leaders would discuss ways in which to resolve the situation in Gambia, where incumbent President Yahya Jammeh had rejected the December 1 election results, after initially accepting them.
The announcement was made via Facebook by the chief, Alieu Momar Njai’s son Momodou on Tuesday evening.
This is the first visible sign of a crackdown on the media from the Gambian strongman.