The former head of Krasnoyarsk region Tolokonsky has resigned from the post of mayor of Novosibirsk

NOVOSIBIRSK, June 4. /TASS/. The former Governor of Krasnoyarsk Krai Viktor Tolokonsky resigned from the post of chief adviser to the mayor of Novosibirsk Anatoly Elbow, which he took in November 2017, after the resignation from the post of Governor. Information on Monday confirmed to TASS the press Secretary of the mayor of the city of Artem Rogowski.

“Victor Tolokonsky has indeed written a letter of resignation, this morning the mayor Anatoly Evgenievich Elbow it was signed,” – said the Agency interlocutor.

The mayor of Novosibirsk has told to journalists that communicated with Tolokonsky before he signed the statement. According to him, the request for resignation motivated by personal reasons, in particular the death of his mother.

“Each of us has a very difficult period when…leave our parents. Victor seriously has experienced this, please understand me, in any case, at this period, he wrote a letter and I signed it today,” said the mayor.

Victor Tolokonsky was appointed chief Advisor to the mayor of Novosibirsk in the end of November 2017, after September 29 the President of Russia Vladimir Putin accepted his resignation from the post of Governor of Krasnoyarsk Krai. Prior to that, Tolokonsky was the mayor of Novosibirsk, the Novosibirsk region Governor and the Plenipotentiary representative of RF President in the Siberian Federal district.

In November of last year Victor Tolokonsky has also held the position of Advisor of the Higher school of public administration the Siberian Institute of management – branch Ranhigs under the President of Russia in Novosibirsk, in may 2018, he left this post. To review the Tolokonsky TASS has not yet succeeded.