Member of Parliament (MP) for Boteti West Slumber Tsogwane has been sworn in as the country's ninth Vice President.
Tsogwane, who is a former Minister of Local Government and Rural Development was nominated by president Mokgweetsi Masisi and endorsed by parliament this afternoon.
The endorsement was done by secret ballot and the results went as follows:
Voters 54 Present of 56 eligible MPs (specially elected MPs
Didn’t Vote: 11
Tsogwane has been a Member of Parliament since 1999 and is also the former Assistant Minister of then Ministry of Finance and Development Planning. He is currently the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) chairman.