After a censure by the East African country’s National Assembly, the Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo has resigned.
Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba resigned on Friday, in a move that will see Congolese President, Felix Tsishekedi appoint a new Prime Minister.
A statement from the Presidency said Ilunga had carefully studied the cons of a potentially heated political situation, hence his decision.
Ilunga and Tsishekedi, former political allies have been at loggerheads after the President founded the Sacred Union with his political friends.
Ilunga is a closer associate of former President, Joseph Kabila, who has had a disagreement with his successor for a while now.
Tsishekedi’s Sacred Union is expected to control the Parliament as part of its efforts to control the entirety of the political powers in Congo DR.