BMWU suspends Phikwe branch officials

Labour woes: senior unionist have been suspended in Selibe Phikwe
Labour woes: senior unionist have been suspended in Selibe Phikwe

SELEBI-PHIKWE: The Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU) has suspended the chairman, secretary and treasurer of its Selebi-Phikwe branch for failure to account for funds.

BMWU deputy president and spokesperson, Joseph Tsimako said the three officials, who are the signatories to the branch’s books, failed to account for P10,000 the branch was given in December 2013 for administrative expenses.

He said all branches are allocated P10,000 every month to run their affairs and are required to account for the expenditure before the next allocation can be made.

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