Unprecedented crowd greeted the city of Banjul on Thursday night as Gambian President Adama Barrow returned to govern the people of the small West African country after taking exile in Senegal over Yahya Jammeh's refusal to leave office.

President Barrow's plane landed at Banjul airport where jubilant crowds waited to welcome him. After landing, he tweeted: "I'm finally home #Gambia."

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