Angry Botshabelo residents kick-out VDC officials

SELEBI-PHIKWE: Irate Botshabelo Central ward residents kicked out Village Development Committee (VDC) officials to end internal tension that has been brewing for some time.

The officials were elected in January 2014 and were left with a year before their term elapsed.  Tension was in the air at the Botshabelo kgotla when the chairman, Kgololego Kabelo stood up to declare that sour relations among them have affected development projects.

He said while others wanted to use guidelines to inform themselves on how they should run the committee, some wanted to flout the rules to advance their personal interests.

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