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Finally, Sudanese Army force President Al-Bashir to resign after protests

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Victor Ogunyinka

Sudan is set to witness another leadership outside Omar Al-Bashir for the first time in about 30 years after he announced his resignation with immediate effect.

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is seen during the opening session of the AU summit in Johannesburg, Sunday, June 14, 2015. A South African judge on Sunday ordered authorities to prevent al-Bashir, from leaving the country because of an international order for his arrest, human rights activists said.(AP Photo/Shiraaz Mohamed)

There has been calls by some world leaders, most notably, US President Donald Trump, for the resignation of the Sudanese ruler in time past and rounds of protests by the citizens of Sudan have finally yielded result when the dictator announced his resignation early Thursday morning.

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According to reports, Al-Bashir, 75, has handed over to the Supreme Military Council.

Al-Bashir’s resignation might have prevented an unrest, with the military suspected to be preparing for a broadcast. The resignation means Sudan would be hoping to have a democratic President for the first time in decades.

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