AP lends support to BCP in Moselewapula

Saleshando and AP president Ndaba Gaolathe PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Saleshando and AP president Ndaba Gaolathe PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

FRANCISTOWN: In a repeat of the controversy tainted Bophirima ward by-election, the Alliance for Progressives (AP) congress has given it the green light to support the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) for the Moselewapula by-election.

A few months back, the BCP and AP attracted backlash from some sections of the public after the former decided to contest the Bophirima by-election outside its parent organisation, the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC).

The BCP reasoned that it took the decision to go it alone at Bophirima after another affiliate of the UDC, the Botswana National Front (BNF), elbowed it out of the ward it believed was rightly its own.

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