BPF leadership visits Khama for reconciliation talks

The BPF has recently been engulfed by turmoil FILE PIC
The BPF has recently been engulfed by turmoil FILE PIC

FRANCISTOWN: The leadership of the Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) went to South Africa (SA) on Thursday in a bid to explore reconciliation talks, Mmegi has learnt.

A well-placed source within the party said the BPF delegation composed of some members of the national executive committee (NEC) and members of Parliament (MPs) left for SA yesterday to meet ex-president Ian Khama who is also the party patron.

The BPF has recently been engulfed by turmoil before and after the suspensions of its deputy secretary-general, Vuyo Notha, party member Dineo Tumotumo, secretary-general (SG) and former MP for Serowe West Tshekedi Khama and political education officer Prince Bosilong. The BPF fissures widened following a bitter legal battle that saw the High Court reaffirm Biggie Butale as the party president. Butale was reaffirmed as the lawful party president by Justice Matlhogonolo Phuthego towards the end of April.

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