Autlwetse fires Kgamane

Fired. Kgosi Sediegeng Kgamane PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES
Fired. Kgosi Sediegeng Kgamane PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES

The Bangwato tribal leadership has announced that it does not accept government's latest move to terminate Kgosi Sediegeng Kgamane which came in quick succession to the State's decision to suspend the regent last week.

The royals added that they will not accept anybody purported to replace Kgosi Kgamane. Last week, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Kgotla Autlwetse confirmed Sediegeng’s suspension and indicated that a commission of inquiry will probe the issue. Sediegeng was suspended after failing to take heed of government’s instruction to never convene meetings at the Serowe Kgotla to discuss issues on former president Ian Khama or any of his family members.

Yesterday Bangwato tribal leaders, Mokhutshwane Sekgoma, Rasebolai Kgamane, and Phokontsi Seeletso, released a statement indicating that they are currently disturbed by recent offensives Bangwato are subjected to by President Mokgweetsi Masisi's administration. The royals added there were increased incidences of provocation and open antagonism of their tribal leadership, including their Kgosikgolo Ian Khama despite their peaceful nature.

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