BCP lambasts UDC ultimatum


Following the UDC NEC meeting that gave BCP councillors and legislators a September 26 deadline to make known their stance, the latter says the ultimatum is a total disregard for its member's democratic rights.

On Sunday Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) president, Duma Boko told UDC members in Mahalapye that their National Executive Committee (NEC) which now includes the newly welcomed Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) has decided to give the Members of Parliament (MP) and councillors until September 26 to decide where they stand.

Boko said they should write to the UDC and indicate whether or not they will contest the 2024 elections under the UDC.

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