BDP youth pushes for more representation

Not lagging behind: BDP Youth want nothing less than 50% for both council and Parliament representation PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Not lagging behind: BDP Youth want nothing less than 50% for both council and Parliament representation PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) national youth executive committee (NYEC) is urging the party youth to contest Bulela Ditswe in large numbers so as to achieve their wish to have at least 50% representation for the 2024 General Election.

While the BDP NYEC cannot actively campaign for its members in the primaries because of the code of conduct, they can only express their wishes for 50% youth representation in Parliament and councils.

The BDP will hold its primary elections starting November this year. The BDP youth decry the fact that currently the youth representation at both Parliament and council is negligible. “We want nothing less than 50% for both council and Parliament representation. Our hands are tight because the party constitution and code of conduct for Bulela Ditswe do not allow us to campaign for other members.

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