Former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has sacked his cabinet following mass resignations.
Only three ministers had stayed with Jammeh as the expiration of his tenure approached Thursday midnight.
The veteran ruler has said he would govern himself as he clings onto power even as Adama Barrow was sworn-in as President on Thursday.
Jammeh is currently meeting with Mauritian and Guinean Presidents who will attempt to prevail on him to leave before ECOWAS troops match into Banjul.
BREAKING: Gambia's former president has sacked his ministers and says he will govern by himself
— The Spectator Index (@spectatorindex) January 20, 2017
Breaking News: Yahyah Jammeh has sacked the remainder of his cabinet after mass resignations.
— Umaru Fofana (@UmaruFofana) January 19, 2017