President Yahya Jammeh has delivered what has become his first traditional Christmas message since he declared The Gambia an Islamic Republic on December 11, 2015. In what has become the Gambian leader’s shortest ever Christmas speech in history, Jammeh’s message generally sounds reconciliatory in nature. He exhorted Gambians to emulate Jesus Christ who, according to him, “preaches and values peace.” Throughout his five and half speech, President Jammeh did not mention anything about the country being an Islamic Republic. We don’t know why but a click on the embedded video will tell will tell you a lot about Babil Mansa’s body language. You be the judge.