BDP doles out P300,000 for youth wing congress


FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has forked out P300,000 to fund the three-day elective congress of its youth wing in Masunga.

A high-ranking party insider said the funds were raised from the party structures and the hosting region, North East. The amount will fund logistics such as hiring of public address systems, footing accommodation and food bills for delegates, as well as decorations.

On Wednesday evening, the BDP youth leader, Andy Boatile refused to discuss the amount the party will spend on the congress. “All I can say is that the money is a significant sum but I cannot divulge figures because they are confidential,” he said.

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