Jubilations, ululations and celebrations are taking place in the streets of Zimbabwe after their long time serving president Robert Gabriel Mugabe has resigned.
A 37 year reign ended on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 for the 93 year old president.
Zimbambweans knew no any other president than Mugabe and it is not yet known who will succeed him since in his resignation letter does not indicate a person to take over the reigns.
It was a week of demonstrations in Zimbabwe demanding Mugabe to resign amid economical crisis in the country.
The speaker of Parliament, Jacob Mudenda confirmed the resignation of Mugabe in a letter which was submitted to the parliament.
“I Robert Gabriel Mugabe in terms of section 96 of the constitution of Zimbabwe hereby formally tender my resignation with immediate effect”, read part of the letter.
The ZANU-PF gurus expelled the president from party in a bid to force him leave the presidential seat.
It is said that in the letter Mugabe said he resigned to allow smooth transfer of power.
ZANU-PF gave Robert Mugabe an ultimatum to resign before Monday midday but in his address the president dod not utter a word about his resignation.
After the address ZANU-PF leaders decided to impeach Mugabe but he resigned before the impeachment took place.