The Prime Minister of Lesotho, Thomas Thabane, announced his resignation Monday, after months of political crisis in the country due to the scandal surrounding his alleged role in the murder of his wife in 2017 and a new coalition agreement that brought your government to a standstill last Week.
Thabane made the announcement during an act in his constituency saying that, on the contrary, he will not leave his party’s presidency, the Todo Basoto Convention (ABC), as reported by South African news portal Eyewitness News.
“I have decided to personally announce that I will give up my duties as Prime Minister of Lesotho. I wanted them to know through me,” said Thabane, Radio France Internationale reports.
Hours earlier, the “number two” of the Democratic Congress (CD), Motlalentoa Letsosa, announced that the State Council had accepted the appointment of Minister of Finance Moeketsi Majoro as the country’s new prime minister.