PORT LOUIS (Reuters) – The president of Mauritius, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, resigned from the ceremonial position on Saturday, her lawyer said, amid accusations of financial impropriety that triggered a dispute between her and the prime minister. The president’s lawyer Yousuf Mohamed told local Radio Plus that she had decided to resign “to prevent a constitutional crisis”.
Name: Ameenah Gurib-Fakim
Branch: Politician – President
Announcement Date: March 16, 2018, 11:00pm
Resignation Date: March 16, 2018, 11:00pm