President Mugabe reportedly drafts resignation letter

President Mugabe reportedly drafts resignation letter

- ZANU-PF party removes Robert Mugabe as party leader

- The president refuses to resign despite the political turmoil in Zimbabwe

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has reportedly drafted a resignation letter where he agreed to terms for his exit.

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CNN, citing a source familiar with the negotiation, stated that Mugabe drafted a letter which he might likely submit as pressure mounts on him to step down.

But uncertainty still clouds Mugabe's future as the president failed to honour a deadline given to him by his party to resign.

The ZANU-PF party which he co-founded removed him as party leader on Sunday, November 19, and told him to resign in 24 hours or face impeachment in parliament.

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However, Mugabe has so far failed to step aside despite the political turmoil that has gripped the country since the military partially took over control of government.

NAIJ.com had reported that the president in an address to the nation vowed to stay in power for several weeks, despite intensifying pressure on him to stand down.

In a live TV address, Mugabe said he would preside over the ruling party's congress in December.

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Source: Naija.ng

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