Mayantha quits as SYF head


SJB MP Mayantha Dissanayake tendered his resignation, yesterday (21), from the post of Samagi Youth Force (SYF) leader. According to the MP he had submitted his resignation letter to Opposition and SJB Leader Sajith Premadasa and General Secretary MP Ranjith Maddumabandara.

When contacted the SJB General Secretary added that MP Dissanayake had drafted his resignation letter at least a fortnight ago and that it had only been handed over to him yesterday.

He added that MP Dissanayake had mentioned in his letter that he was stepping down from his post in order to make way for a radical youth leader to head the SYF.

By Nirmani Guneratne