Councillors' political motives distressing Bo-mmaboi

Itumeleng Kelebetseng
Itumeleng Kelebetseng

FRANCISTOWN: In a recent revelation, the Chairperson of the North West District Council (NWDC), Itumeleng Kelebetseng, voiced concerns about councillors urging social welfare officers to include undeserving individuals in the Destitute Policy Programme (DPP) for political gain.

He made these comments during the Fourth National Mental Health Psycho-Social Support Forum held from Monday to Thursday under the theme, 'Mental Health in Context'.

Participating in a panel discussion titled 'Mental Health in Context: Service Provider’s Perspective', Kelebetseng acknowledged that some councillors are causing distress to social workers, known as Bo-mmaboi, by pressuring them to include ineligible individuals in the DPP for political motives.

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