BDP national council to discuss mekoko


A number of motions to restore the might of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) are expected to be on the table as the party goes for its 53rd national council this weekend.

One likely motion is the call for the party to allow people who defected and stood as independent candidates or mekoko in the last election to return.

Haunted by the specter of defecting members, the BDP resolved at its 52nd national council last year that it would not welcome the return of such people back into its membership.

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