In a televised tackle Tuesday morning, Thabane stated the time for him to retire “from the nice theater of motion, take go away from public workplace” had come.
The official resignation comes after the 80-year-old Thabane repeatedly stated that he would retire.
Each the Prime Minister and his spouse haven’t spoken publicly concerning the allegations, however for months the tiny mountain kingdom has been roiled by the scandal.
“Once I made a voluntary announcement in January this yr to retire from workplace on or earlier than 31 July, I did so with all sincerity due to my full conviction and perception that to the whole lot, there’s a season; a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to pluck up that which is planted,” he stated, quoting scripture.
He shall be changed by his finance minister Moeketsi Majoro who shall be inaugurated Wednesday.