CDC opposition cllrs kicked out of meeting

Police officers preparing to take action against the councillors
Police officers preparing to take action against the councillors

The opposition councillors had earlier requested the council chairman to use his powers to summon the Minister of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security, Sadique Kebonang to come and address them on the closure of BCL and the sale of Morupule B.

Lecheng/Malaka ward councillor, Charles Mabjeng had requested Williams to use his discretion to summon the Minister to come and address the councillors as a matter of urgency.

“We have an issue which concerns the CDC of which we hear rumours that Morupule B is being sold and the other one of BCL closure which is of national interest. Therefore since these issues are of a serious nature, we need to call the relevant ministry to come and address the CDC councillors as a matter of urgency before the council closure on Friday.”

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