BOPEU leaders hail union growth

Andrew Motsamai. PIC: Kabo Mpaetona
Andrew Motsamai. PIC: Kabo Mpaetona

PALAPYE: Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) has received a pat on the back for having achieved substantial growth this year.

Officially opening the elective congress, Andrew Motsamai said the membership of BOPEU has gone a little over 30,000, an unprecedented figure in the country.  Motsamai said that this feat alone is worth celebrating.

“We have come a long way as a union.  Our movement has a following of 30,430 members as at November 1, 2015.  This ought not to be seen as self congratulatory overtures, but observations worth sharing,” said Motsamai.

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