All hands on deck at Moselewapula by-election – BCP

BCP Publicity: Information Secretary Mpho Pheko and Peter Mogapi at Bophirima ward by-election PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
BCP Publicity: Information Secretary Mpho Pheko and Peter Mogapi at Bophirima ward by-election PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

FRANCISTOWN: Parties under the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) that have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate during the by-elections will finally experience a semblance of illusive peace in the looming Moselewapula by-election.

The Moselewapula by-election in Francistown West was occasioned by the recent passing on of area councillor, Reuben Ketlhoilwe after a long illness.

In the 2019 general elections, Kethoilwe won the ward with 579 under the UDC ticket. He was followed by Gilbert Boikhutso of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), Bushy Ditshotlo of the Alliance for Progressives (AP) and Gilbert Makombo of the Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) with 550, 196 and 49 votes respectively.

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