Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, President of Mali has resigned his position as president of the country.
He shared the news while addressing the nation on Wednesday.
Keïta stated that he does not want blood to be spilled for him to remain in power, adding that he was also dissolving his cabinet.
This comes hours after he and Prime Minister Boubou Cissé were arrested and detained by the military.
Demonstrations demanding Keïta’s resignation had been holding for over three months as there was a huge jubilation during his arrest.