President Adama Barrow, who was conferred with an honorary doctorate degree, has said he would prefer not to use the title, a statement from State House said.
The full statement reads:
“The Office of the President would like to thank the University of The Gambia for conferring on His Excellency, Mr. Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia with the Doctor of Laws and Human Rights (Honoris Causa). While in appreciation of the honour, the office of the President informs the public that the President would like to be called Mr. Adama Barrow. The President accepts the honour and sees it as a challenge to him, his government and the people of the Gambia to maintain and keep improving on our Human Rights as a country.”