Just In: Mali President, prime minster resign

Reports reaching Mouthpiece NGR news room says Mali President and Prime Minister have both resigned.

The transitional president of Mali, Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister, Moctar Ouane have resigned after being arrested in an apparent second military coup in nine months, a top junta aide and an international diplomat said.

Ndaw who was appointed with the responsibility of returning the country to civilian rule after a coup last August, had been held since Monday and resigned “before the mediator”, said Baba Cisse, special advisor to junta boss Assimi Goita, adding that negotiations were underway for their release and the formation of a new government.

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