Chief Election Commissioner Fakhruddin G Ibrahim has resigned from his just after a day announcing new president of the country.

Chief Election Commissioner Fakhruddin G Ibrahim has excused for continuation of work on his post till upcoming local bodies election in Pakistan.

According to family sources, he has sent his resignation to President Asif Ali Zardari.

Spokesman of Election commission has also confirmed that Fakhruddin G Ebrahim has sent his resignation to President Asif Ali Zardari.

Fakhruddin G Ebrahim said that "Now it’s the responsibility of newly formed government to appoint the fresh Chief Election Commissioner of Pakistan."

"I am completely satisfied with my work of general and presidential election, as I had performed my duties with honesty", he added.

Earlier, rumours were circulating saying that power corridors of the capital city that energetic election commissioner has resigned from the post; however, there is no confirmation from any official source.

According to the sources several factors attributed to Ebrahim’s resignation including criticism regarding rigging during the general elections and the recent change in the polling date for the presidential election.

Political forces including Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI), Jamaat e Islami and others have raised serious questions over his failure in conducting transparent and fair elections on May 11.

He took the oath as CEC on 23 July 2012, after being appointed by the President of Pakistan.

He is a retired Associate Judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, and Senior Advocate Supreme Court and is known as a peace activist.