Asot Resigns

Asot Michael (File Photo)

The Minister of Investment and Trade Asot Michael has resigned.

Prime Minister Gaston Browne says the decision was taken this morning, after hours of discussion.

The Prime Minister wrote to the Governor General, Sir Rodney Williams, telling him he has accepted Michael’s resignation.

Michael is facing fresh allegations that while Minister of Energy in 2016, he demanded money, a car and campaign financing from now scandal hit-British investor, Peter Virdee.

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