Constitutional review: Birth of political crisis - BOFEPUSU

Disaster: BOFEPUSU has warned that the process embarked on is a recipe for political crisis PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Disaster: BOFEPUSU has warned that the process embarked on is a recipe for political crisis PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

As the Constitutional review commission appointed by President Mokgweetsi Masisi gets down with its public consultation work, the Botswana Federation of Public, Private and Parastatal Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU) has warned that the process embarked on is a recipe for political crisis.

The 19-member Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the review of the Constitution led by former Chief justice Maruping Dibotelo started its first of countrywide meetings last week at the Gabane Kgotla.

But BOFEPUSU vice secretary-general Ketlhalefile Motshewa has warned that the process Masisi has chosen to embark on is undemocratic and fraudulent, as such could lead into a political turmoil in the future.

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