BCP bars members from Opposition caucus


The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) has advised its parliamentarians not to partake in the Opposition caucus scheduled for today.

The caucus aims to topple the Leader of Opposition (LOO), Dumelang Saleshando, who has been suspended from the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC).

A letter dated July 10 by BCP’s Goretetse Kekgonegile stated: “Please note that the party has been briefed about the BCP parliamentary caucus discussions upon which no decision was taken in relation to the Leader of Opposition position and related correspondence from Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) president, hence you are directed as follows; that all members who serve in Parliament of Botswana should not participate in the proposed caucus scheduled for July 10 or any subsequent caucus intended to or the agenda of which is to deal with any matter affecting the Leader of Opposition in Botswana Parliament, until after the direction of the party conference scheduled for July 15–18.”

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