“Before God and the Senegalese nation, I swear to faithfully fulfill the role of President of the Republic of Senegal, to respect and scrupulously ensure respect for the provisions of the Constitution and laws”, declared Faye, with his right hand raised, in front of hundreds of Senegalese officials and several heads of state and African leaders, at the Exhibition Center in the new city of Diamniadio, on the outskirts of Dakar.Faye is the fifth President of Senegal, since the country became independent of France, in 1960, replacing Macky Sall, who completed the second and last term allowed by the Constitution. The transfer of power between Sall and Faye, as a result of elections, is the third in the history of Senegal and marks the end of an arm three-year iron struggle between the outgoing head of state and the winning duo of the March 24 presidential elections: Faye and the man who supported him after being prevented from running, Ousmane Sonko. Left-wing pan-Africanist, Bassirou Diomaye Faye He was elected with the promise of a rupture with the current system and chose regional security as his theme in his inauguration speech, calling for “greater solidarity” between African countries “in the face of challenges” in this field.

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