The media found out that the minister’s driver regularly drove six of the minister’s children to schools and clubs in his official car.
Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid signed a decree dismissing the head of the Ministry of Education, Mailis Reps. This is reported by ERR on Saturday, November 21.
“Yesterday evening (November 20 – Ed.), Prime Minister Jüri Ratas sent me a request from the Minister of Education and Science Mailis Reps to resign, and I signed the decree, which relieves her of her post,” – said Kaljulayd.
Mailis Reps announced her decision to resign the night before. She was prompted to do so by a publication in Õhtuleht stating that the minister had used the official car for personal purposes. As the newspaper found out, the driver of the ministry regularly drove six of her children to schools and clubs.
It should be noted that Reps had been working as Minister of Education since 2016. She also held this position from 2002 to 2003 and from 2005 to 2007. After leaving her post, she will continue her work as a member of parliament.
Recall that earlier in Denmark, the minister resigned after a scandal with the destruction of burrows. The Danish minister resigned after his scandalous decision to destroy all the burns in the country due to the infection with COVID-19. The top official apologized to the breeders.
It was also reported that in Israel, the doctor was fired for spitting in the image of Jesus. An ambulance worker spit in the image of Jesus in the Christian quarter of Tel Aviv, after which he was fired.