On Saturday, Al-Arabiya and Al-Hadath sources reported that mass resignations had taken place in the ranks of the Ennahda movement in Tunisia.
Tunisian radio “Mosaique FM” reported that 113 leaders and members of the Ennahda party submitted their resignations due to the failure to reform the party from within.
The Tunisian radio quoted the resigning members as emphasizing that “the direct reason for the collective resignation was their recognition of the failure to reform the party from within and the recognition that the current leadership bears full responsibility for the movement’s isolation in the national arena.”
It also quoted them as saying that the current party leadership bears “a significant amount of responsibility for the outcome of the general situation in the country.”
Among the signatories of the resignation statement are first-class leaders such as Abdellatif El-Makki, Samir Dilo and Mohamed bin Salem, a number of members of the House of Representatives whose jurisdiction is pending, such as Jamila El-Kissi, Toumi Hamrouni, Rabab El-Latif and Nusaiba Ben Ali, a number of members of the National Constituent Assembly such as Amal Azzouz, and a number of Among the members of the National Shura Council, the regional Shura councils, and the regional and local offices.
For his part, the resigned leader from Ennahda, Samir Dilo, said, “The movement has become isolated… and our resignations are final, and other resignations are expected.”
It is noteworthy that the mass resignations of more than 113 leaders of the Ennahda movement come after the work of the 53rd session of the Ennahda Shura Council, which was held remotely in the presence of the movement’s president, Rashid Ghannouchi, last Friday night.
Today, Saturday, Tunisians are waiting for the president, Kais Saied, to announce the government line-up and the name of the prime minister, as Tunisian media reported that Saied will make it public soon in an official speech.
Al-Arabiya correspondent reported that the Minister of Interior in the previous government of Al-Mashishi, Tawfiq Sharaf Al-Din, would be the most prominent candidate for prime minister.
The new form of government may depend on the method of poles, such as the economic and financial poles.