Yahya JammehYahya (Abdul-Aziz Jemus Junkung) Jammeh
) is the president of the Gambia
. He led a military coup in 1994
and was elected as president the next year in widely criticized elections. He was re-elected in 2001
, under a process generally deemed fair.
President Jammeh was formerly named Yahya Alphonse Jemus Jebulai Jammeh.