Mauritius President Aminah Guarib-Fakim resigns over credit card scandal
Mauritius President Aminah Guarib-Phakim, who was hanged in controversy over purchasing personal luxury items from a credit card, resigned today. Earlier, he had vowed not to resign.His lawyer Yusuf Mohammad told reporters that the only female President of Africa, Guarib-Phakim, resigned in 'national interest'. He said his resignation would be effective from March 23. Prime Minister Praveen Jagannath had announced a week ago that Gourib-Phakim has agreed to resign. However, in a statement issued on Wednesday by the President's Office, it was said that he will not resign from his post. It is not clear why for some reason this change came in his attitude, but today his lawyer informed him to leave his post. The role of gurib-fakim was the only rasmi. He is an internationally renowned scientist and biologist.
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