Breaking: Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage resignation


July 4, AtoZForex – More and more unexpected events are emerging every day as the result of the Brexit referendum shocking vote. Not only, has it led to the resignation of David Cameron and the step down of Boris Johnson. Today, Nigel Farage resignation has shocked the markets again. Nigel Farage is the main UKIP leader and Brexit supporter, after the EU referendum the party has been strengthening, so his resignation today is very remarkable.

Why would Nigel Farage leave his position?

Nigel Farage said an official statement:

“I have decided to stand aside as Leader of Ukip. The victory for the ‘Leave’ side in the referendum means that my political ambition has been achieved. I came into this struggle from business because I wanted us to be a self-governing nation, not to become a career politician.

Ukip is in a good position and will continue, with my full support to attract a significant vote. Whilst we will now leave the European Union the terms of our withdrawal are unclear. If there is too much backsliding by the government and with the Labour party detached from many of its voters then Ukip’s best days may be yet to come.”

Earlier this month during one of the conferences, Farage has said the following:

“During the referendum, I said I wanted my country back … now I want my life back.”

As Nigel Farage resignation speech gaining popularity on the web, the 52-year Ukip leader leaves his position after ruling the party from 2006. Interestingly, that is not his first attempt to resign. Farage had previously resigned as Ukip leader after not being elected as MP following the general elections in May 2015. Later, he changed his mind and stayed at the position. However, this time, he said it won’t be the case.

Additionally, Nigel Farage told reporters that he hoped there would not be “weakness or, frankly, appeasement” of the Eurozone in the UK’s divorce negotiations. Farage stated that he and the other Ukip MEPs will remain in the European Parliament until the UK official leave from the EU. He commented: “The Ukippers will have been the turkeys who voted for Christmas.”

See also: EU summit highlights: Nigel storms EU MEPs

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