‘Boko has no powers to suspend delegates’


The Member of Parliament (MP) for Maun West and suspended Leader of Opposition (LOO), Dumelamg Saleshando says the president of Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), Duma Boko has no powers to suspend him and his fellow MP for Maun East, Goretetse Kekgonegile.

Saleshando, the president of Botswana Congress Party and Kekgonegile, BCP secretary-general (SG) and member of UDC national executive committee who are challenging their suspension from the umbrella say there is nowhere in the constitution of the UDC that gives Boko any powers to suspend them as they are not members of the umbrella but just delegates.

The duo have filed a case before court seeking among others for their suspension from the UDC to be declared unlawful, wrongful, unreasonable, improper and invalid in so far as they are not members.

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