BMWU Accuses AG Of Meddling

BMWU president Jack Tlhagale.PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
BMWU president Jack Tlhagale.PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU) has written to the Attorney General (AG) Athaliah Molokomme to explain if her organisation is part of a scheme out to destabilise the union.

The union wrote to Molokomme on October 10, alleging that the Registrar of Trade Unions and AG senior state counsel, Puso Motlhabane held a meeting after court session recently with disgruntled members to advise them on how they can file another case.

In their letter general secretary, Mbiganyi Ramokate said: “We would like to know what role the registrar and the Attorney General seek to play by encouraging the union’s members to revolt against their union and to undermine the registration of the new National Executive Committee (NEC) carried out by the registrar.

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