The head of Dagestan Ramazan Abdulatipov confirmed his intention to resign. According to him, the main reason for this decision was age – this year, the head of the region was 71 years. Earlier media reported about a possible imminent resignation of 10 governors in the course of the formation of a new generation of managers.
Ramazan Abdulatipov in an interview to “Moscow speaking” confirmed the rumors about his resignation. The politician said that he could apply today. “The causes of the retirement – age occurred, the 71 year already. I think a reason”, – said the politician, noting that “on all other issues the Republic is on the rise.”
Speaking about his future plans, Abdulatipov said that he intends to engage in scientific and social activities. “First, I worked as Department head at Academy of public administration. Second – I believe, listed as a Professor at MSU and so forth,” he said. Still the acting head of Dagestan admitted that he was never fixated on the post.
Wednesday, September 27 RBC with reference to sources in the environment official said that Abdulatipov was urgently summoned to the presidential administration to discuss the candidacy of a possible successor. “It was unexpected for him, nobody knew. Abdulatipov expected to finalize before the end”, — said the interlocutor of the edition.
On the eve of the RBC sources in the entourage of the head of Dagestan has denied an article of the newspaper “Vedomosti” about his possible resignation, saying that these reports have been for the past four years. “We call it “the phenomenon of abdulatipova,” said the source, noting that while none of the rumor has not been confirmed.
Earlier media reported that ten Russian regions in the near future a change of government. So, this week has resigned, the Governor of the Samara region Nikolay Merkushkin and the head of the Nizhny Novgorod region Valery Shantsev. Also today, his resignation was announced by the Governor of the Krasnoyarsk region Victor Tolokonsky.