Bulela Ditswe aspirants overwhelm Tsholetsa House

Aspirant candidates yet to be vetted PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Aspirant candidates yet to be vetted PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Jostling for positions has officially started as the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) members submit their interest to contest the primaries known as Bulela Ditswe. While the party has opened the door for Expression of Interest (EOI) for both council and Parliament primaries, the race is far from starting, as individuals still have to submit formal applications to their branch committees for vetting, Mmegi Staffer TSAONE BASIMANEBOTLHE reports

The July extraordinary congress in Palapye decided among other things, that to contest in the primaries, one ought to have been a member of the BDP for two or more years.

“Expression of Interest (EOI) started last week on October 12, 2023, and it was supposed to end by October 17. However, we had to extend it to November 2 to allow those who want to express their interest to do so.

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