A leader in Tunisia’s Ennahda movement, Lotfi Zitoun, has officially announced his resignation as a political advisor to the movement’s head, Sheikh Rached Ghannouchi.
“Today (Monday, July 8, 2019), I informed Mr. Rached Al-Ghannouchi of the official renunciation of the status of political advisor to the Chairman of Nahdha Movement of TunisiaLotfi Zitoun,” Zitoun said in a statement on Facebook.
بلاغ راسلت اليوم (الاثنين 8 جويلية 2019 ) الاستاذ راشد الغنوشي لإعلامه بالتخلي رسميا عن صفة المستشار السياسي لرئيس…
Zitoun, who was described as the closest person to the Ghannouchi during his years in exile, did not clarify the reasons for his resignation.
On 5 July Zitoun wrote on Facebook: “There are functions without positions and positions without function, and there are functions without glory and glories without function,” a message which may clarify his action.