However, Awad Ibn Auf, Sudanese defence minister, stated that the the constitution has been suspended and the military will now be in charge of the country for another two years.
Also, a three-month state of emergency has also been imposed, as protesters demand immediate set up of a democratic transition.
Several political prisoners held by Al-Bashir are now being released.
Awad Ibn Auf said:
“I announce as minister of defence the toppling of the regime and detaining its chief in a secure place,” Mr Ibn Auf said in a televised address Thursday at about 2:00 p.m. local time. He will lead the newly-inaugurated supreme military council.
He also stated that all land borders would be closed indefinitely as the country’s airspace would be shut for 24 hours.