Thinni Vows to Stay On
As if Libya really needed another nested political crisis! Well despite the convincing nature of Ahmed Matig’s re-election, it is still not uncontested that he is prime minister. Some say he Matig is PM elect but Al-Thinni apparently doesn’t think so. This shows the polarization between the two camps with everyone having to take side and deal with their alternative command structures and alliance networks.
Following Maetig’s election, Thinni said he had been presented with two letters from the General National Congress (GNC), one from GNC President Nuri Abu Sahmain asking him to resign, and another from the GNC first Deputy Ezzedine Al-Awami asking him to stay on.
The Caretaker Prime Minister told reporters that, given the ambiguity, he had passed the matter on to the Ministry of Justice which had responded with its verdict two days ago. Read more from LH by clicking here.