Boko challenges workers to �straighten� politicians


Leader of Opposition, Duma Boko has challenged workers to use their power to make politicians accountable.

Speaking at the Botswana Land Board, Local Authorities and Health Workers Union (BLLAWHU) congress, Boko, who is also president of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), said unions, as the supreme component of civil society, should seek to involve actively in what ails the society. He said that the unions should demand their right to participate actively in the democratic process.

He said that trade unions have fundamental functions that include addressing the welfare of members (service function), bargaining, regulating and democratising the workspace and governmental function.

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