The head of Yakutia, Aisen Nikolaev, said that he had discussed with the mayor of Yakutsk Sardana Avksentieva her decision to leave the post due to health problems.
“We discussed this with her, and I understand her. Family and health are a priority for any person, ”he noted on Instagram, admitting that the head of the city does not want to let down his voters and does not want work to suffer because of health problems.
According to Nikolaev, the duties of the mayor of Yakutsk before the elections will be performed by the first deputy mayor Yevgeny Grigoriev. Also, the head of Yakutia wished her a speedy recovery.
Earlier it became known that the mayor of Yakutsk will resign on Monday, January 11, due to poor health.