Boris Johnson assures Liz Truss of full support as he bows down as UK’s Prime Minister
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on September 6, 2022
Boris Johnson earlier today gave his final speech as the UK’s prime minister before Liz Truss takes over the role
In his farewell speech at Downing Street, he assured all of his unflinching support for the Prime Minister elect-Liz Truss and government.
Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth the second is scheduled to formally appoint Truss as Britain’s Prime Minister today. The ceremony will take place at the queen’s Balmoral estate in Scotland, where the monarch is spending her summer, and not the popular Buckingham Palace in London.
The 47-year-old Truss, beat former Treasury chief Rishi Sunak after a leadership contest in which only about 170,000 dues-paying members of the Conservative Party were allowed to vote. Truss received 81,326 votes, while had Sunak 60,399.
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