BOFEPUSU, BTU cracks widen


While the ‘comrades’ are quick to say disaffiliation is not an option, all indicators – from tone, to content – suggest the Botswana Teachers Union (BTU) is fast reaching breaking point in its relationship with the Botswana Federation of Public Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU). A hotly demanded audit of the federation, appears to be at the heart of the dispute. Staff Writers, MBONGENI MGUNI and INNOCENT SELATLHWA report

“The reason we are saying BOFEPUSU should audit its books and stop making excuses is because we want to protect our men who are at the helm of the federation and who are coming from a clean culture at BTU. They cannot be in an environment where cleanliness is not the order of the day,” said Ibo Kenosi.

BTU secretary general, Kenosi was characteristically blunt yesterday as he told journalists that protecting the integrity of BTU leaders within BOFEPUSU’s highest structures was one of the reasons the teachers’ union was pushing for an audit.

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