Candidate queries BNFWL election outcome

Some of the delegates at the BNFWL elective congress
Some of the delegates at the BNFWL elective congress

The Botswana National Front (BNF) Women’s League presidential candidate, Motshwariemang Kesiilwe says she has written to the party's electoral board to protest the process following election of the women’s league representative over the weekend in Thamaga.

Kesiilwe was battling it out with Dr Bonang Nkoane whom she lost to after the latter won with 342 votes. Kesiilwe got 91 votes while only four votes were spoilt.

“It is true I had written a letter to the electoral board to complain about how things were done starting from the preparations of the congress. There was no proper communication on the date of the congress and again we were not given enough time to campaign at different constituencies,” Kesiilwe said on Sunday.

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