BDP members question PEEC


The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) sub-central committee for Political Education and Elections Committee (PEEC) has recently come under scrutiny from members who say it is ineffective.

PEEC’s primary role is to educate members about party policies, recruit people to the party, conduct and give guidance during party and national elections. The committee is also tasked with coordinating national and regional campaigns. Concerned BDP members have now taken their worries about the committee to social media.

“We are supposed to work hand in hand with strategic committees but we have since failed to do so.  The biggest problem is that our chairman Mephato Reatile is not calling meetings and we have long advised him to do so. At first PEEC was touring constituencies building party structures and educating people about voting and now it is history,” a member told Mmegi.

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