By Ebi Kesiena
A spokesman for the Chadian administration confirmed on Wednesday that the country’s Defence Minister and General Secretary have resigned their positions.
Their resignations were due to the widespread circulation of two distinct sex tapes allegedly featuring the individuals, which were shared extensively on social media platforms.
Prime Minister Saleh Kebzabo accepted the resignations of defence minister Daoud Yaya Brahim and the government’s general secretary Haliki Choua Mahamat, Kebzabo’s spokesman said in a statement, without giving further details.
The videos, which were circulated on Monday purportedly showed the men engaging in intimate acts with other people.
Although sister media agency, Reuters explained that it could not independently verify the material and was not immediately able to reach either men for comment.
In Chad, a country with a predominantly Muslim population and conservative social mores, there are rare cases of sex scandals.