BDP F/Town region want incumbents unchallenged

BDP members want the party to hold primary elections in opposition held constituencies PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
BDP members want the party to hold primary elections in opposition held constituencies PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

FRANCISTOWN: Some Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) members in the Francistown Region would like incumbent legislators and councillors to be allowed to contest the 2024 General Election without going through the primaries.

Instead, the said members want the party to hold primary elections in opposition held constituencies and wards country wide. The Francistown region is one of the largest and influential ones in the BDP.

It is anticipated that the ruling party will go for its primary elections in October this year. As the norm, BDP primaries are held during the month of October, a year before the general election.

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