Boko, Dow meet over possible recruitment


The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) president, Duma Boko has initiated discussions to bring on board Specially Elected Member of Parliament (SEMP) Unity Dow, who recently resigned from the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP).

Leader of Opposition (LoO), Dithapelo Keorapetse made this revelation during a post-winter Parliament session media briefing. Keorapetse confirmed that Dow has already engaged with the UDC National Executive Committee (NEC), yet he refrained from divulging specifics.

Dow's departure from the BDP took place in May and her tensions with the ruling party date back to 2021. Before her resignation, she faced allegations of damaging the party’s reputation and defying caucus decisions.

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