Balopi quits Cabinet, expected to resign as BDP Secretary General

Mpho Balopi PC. THALEFANG CHARLES
Mpho Balopi PC. THALEFANG CHARLES

The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Secretary General (SG) Mpho Balopi is expected to hand his resignation from the party position anytime.

This follows his immediate resignation as a cabinet minister this morning. Balopi and President Mokgweetsi Masisi have not been in good terms lately. Masisi had even informed some party elders as well as other cabinet members about the fallout.

Balopi will become just an ordinary Member of Parliament for Gaborone North.

Already his family members had been asking him to step down from active politics and focus on his businesses.


Balopi refused to comment on the matter.

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