TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports Cassama stepped down on security grounds two days after he was sworn in to the post.
“An interim president needs to have all the security conditions to fulfill his duties. Today my life is in danger, my family’s life is in danger, the population’s life is in danger. That is why I have decided to resign,” Cassama said on Sunday.
Guinea-Bissau has been thrown into political turmoil since the December 29th runoff vote between ruling PAIGC party leader, Domingos Simoes Pereira and Umaro Sissoco Embalo
Embalo emerged winner of the runoff vote, but Pereira claimed the vote was fraudulent and demanded a recount.