Adama Barrow Born in 1965 in small village near the market town of Basse, eastern Gambia.
- Moved to London in the 2000s, reportedly working as a security guard at Argos department store in north London while he completed his studies.
- Returned to Gambia in 2006 to set up his own property company
- 51-year-old wins nomination to lead coalition of seven opposition parties against President Jammeh
- Criticises the lack of a two-term limit on the presidency and condemns the jailing of opposition politicians
- Promotes an independent judiciary, freedom for media and civil society
- Says he will introduce a three-year transitional government made up from members of the opposition coalition if he wins.
- He won with 263,516.