Governor of Tokyo , Naoki iNOS announced his resignation Thursday amid a financial scandal over a dodgy loan during his election campaign in 2012.
"I decided to resign ," said iNOS in a press conference , adding that he submitted his resignation Municipal Assembly President Tokyo.
" I tried to explain in front of the Municipal Assembly , the people of Tokyo and the country , but I convinced them ," continued iNOS .
Naoki iNOS , a writer of 67 elected governor December 16, 2012 , the last month in the center of a scandal after it was discovered in November 2012 that it has received a loan of 370,000 euros. He was then in full campaign for governor of one of the largest cities in the world.
After the scandal , despite calls to resign, Naoki iNOS tried to invoke good faith , explaining that it was a personal loan , not intended campaign.
Problem: The loan was granted for a hospital organization involved in an illegal business financing .