Chairman Shareef resigns from Elections Commission

Elections Commission's chairman Ahmed Shareef. (Photo/People's Majlis)

Elections Commission chairman Ahmed Shareef tendered his resignation on Tuesday, after three years of service.

Shareef announced his resignation in a tweet on Tuesday noon, but did not specify a resign for the decision.

Shareef said that he resigns content he conducted sincere and dedicated work over the course of the last three national elections.

“You will see me in public service in the future as well, In Sha Allah,” he said.

Shareef was appointed a member of Elections Commission on March 6, 2018, during former President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom’s administration.

Ahmed Shareef accepts his letter of appointment as a member of Elections Commission from President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom at the President's Office on March 6, 2018. (Photo/President's Office)

Prior to his appointment to Elections Commission, he served as Managing Director of Fenaka Corporation. He also served as parliamentary representative for Thulhaadhoo constituency, and as Secretary-General of Elections Commission

Shareef was not immediately available for comment regarding his decision to resign from Elections Commission.