His Excellency Mr. Bassirou Diomaye Diakhar Faye sworn in as the 5th President of Senegal

Bassirou Diomaye Faye, 44, was sworn in on Tuesday before members of the Constitutional Council during a public hearing organised in the exhibition hall of the Abdou Diouf International Conference Center in Diamniadio.

“Before God and before the Senegalese Nation, I swear to faithfully fulfill the office of President of the Republic of Senegal, to observe as well as to scrupulously observe the provisions of the Constitution and the laws, to devote all my forces to defending the institutions constitutional rights, territorial integrity and national independence, to spare no effort for the achievement of African unity”, declared the 5th president elected on March 24 with 54.28% of the votes, in the first round.

After taking the oath, the Grand Chancellor of the National Order made him wear the great necklace of the great master of the national order around his neck.

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