BPF NEC tackles ‘defiant’ Butale

BPF members PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
BPF members PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Following successful bid to have his nemesis charged for contempt of court, Biggie Butale lost his Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) presidency as confirmed by Justice Zein Kebonang’s ruling.

He disregarded the ruling from the word go and went across the country addressing BPF members as ‘president’. The party is now fed up with antics and has moved to restrain him.

Through JJ Matomela Attorneys, the BPF NEC has written to Butale’s attorneys Kole Law Practice to advise him to cease and desist from regarding himself as the BPF president. “Your client is aware of the judgment of Justice Zein Kebonang, where the court made a finding that his expulsion from the BPF is lawful. He unsuccessfully attempted twice to stay his expulsion from the BPF.

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