BCP targets ‘lost sheep’ to complete North West seven

BCP supporters chant slogans while holding posters in support of the BCPs President Saleshando during the launch of his presidential bid ahead of the 2024 Botswana general election in Gaborone, on April 13, 2024 PIC: Monirul Bhuiyan/PRESS PHOTO
BCP supporters chant slogans while holding posters in support of the BCPs President Saleshando during the launch of his presidential bid ahead of the 2024 Botswana general election in Gaborone, on April 13, 2024 PIC: Monirul Bhuiyan/PRESS PHOTO

As the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) sets its sights on clinching all the North West region’s seven constituencies in the October polls, Chobe constituency currently under the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) remains a top priority, Mmegi Staffer SPIRA TLHANKANE writes

Recently, party president Dumelang Saleshando even compared Chobe to the biblical parable of the ‘lost sheep’. After the Delimitation Commission increased the number of North West constituencies from five to seven, it means that besides Chobe the BCP will be targeting the new constituencies of Maun North and the other Okavango constituency after the latter was split into two. Currently, the BCP holds four constituencies of the North West namely Ngami, Maun West, Maun East, and Okavango.

The North West region is Botswana’s wildlife corridor and the tourism heartland.

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