The move further deepens uncertainty around Sudan’s political future
Under a power-sharing arrangement with the army, Hamdok had served as prime minister for more than two years. But the military toppled him in October 2021, accusing politicians of hostility to the army.
Under a new deal, he returned to lead a government of technocrats to serve until elections in 2023. But his contract with the military was opposed by key political parties and the protest movement that brought down Omar al-Bashir ( the previous ruler ).
Hamdok earlier said he would only stay in his post if he were able to rally the needed political support. But in a televised address, he said he had been unable to unite factions sufficiently and thereby resigned.
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