BDF guests starved, embarrassed

Commander Galebotswe
Commander Galebotswe

What started like a colourful day with a courtesy bus ride to the graduation ceremony of 500 army recruits became a spectacle of disaster with many guests left standing and without food.

Bad audio system, confused seating arrangement and general protocol lapse on the part of the organisers spoilt what could have otherwise being a good day for Botswana Defence Force (BDF) graduates and their families at the Sir Seretse Khama barracks in Mogoditshane last Thursday.

While lucky ones found chairs to slot themselves in, others endured standing and at times were left clueless as to the proceedings.  The guests had to strain their ears to capture very little of the presentation for the awards to four of the most talented privates.

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