Alhagie Saihou Sabally, the former Vice President of the Gambia during the first Republic under former President Sir Dawda Jawara, has finally returned home in The Gambia after 22 years in exile.

 

The PPP strongman who went into exile to Senegal in July 1994, landed at the Banjul international airport on Monday afternoon to a rousing welcome by relatives and many other Gambians.

During his time in the former government of first President Jawara, Sabally served as Minister of Agriculture, Finance and later Vice President until the 1994 coup by former President Yahya Jammeh and team after which he went into exile.