After the PJD’s electoral defeat, Saad Eddine El Othmani announced on Thursday that he, along with the party’s general secretary, has resigned. All members of the party’s political bureau also announced their resignations.
The resignation was announced at the Lamp Party press conference on Saturday, September 18th, which called the national council for an extraordinary meeting.
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Former head of government, Abdelilah Benkirane, invited the PJD general secretary to “assume his responsibilities and submit his resignation from party leadership” as a reminder, in a letter posted on his Facebook account on September 9.