BOFEPUSU to sue over Venson-Moitoi

Tobokani Rari addressing journalists on the 4% salary increment for non-unionised civil servants. PIC KEBOFHE MATHE
Tobokani Rari addressing journalists on the 4% salary increment for non-unionised civil servants. PIC KEBOFHE MATHE

Botswana Federation of Public Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU) has disclosed that they are consulting legal opinion on whether to challenge President Ian Khama’s decision to redeploy Minister Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi into the public service.

On Tuesday President Khama appointed Venson-Moitoi to undertake a special assignment within the Ministry of Education and Skills Development, to oversee a strategic plan. In the midst of confusion as to what rule she will be playing, Venson-Moitoi, who has been replaced for six months with Mokgweetsi Masisi in an acting capacity, has been saying she is a minister responsible for the project.

The BOFEPUSU secretary general Tobokani Rari told Mmegi that the federation feels that Khama has crisscrossed the principles of separation of powers.

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