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Nicola Sturgeon resigns from leading Scotland as first minister

"I will remain in office until my successor is elected," Sturgeon said.

Published: February 15, 2023 5:59am

Updated: February 15, 2023 6:19am

Nicola Sturgeon resigned from her position as first minister of Scotland on Wednesday after leading the country for more than eight years. 

"I will remain in office until my successor is elected," Sturgeon, the Scottish National Party leader, said at a press conference in Edinburgh, the BBC reported.

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