Court orders for reinstatement of deposed BONU president

BONU President Peter Baleseng PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
BONU President Peter Baleseng PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Gaborone High Court has ordered the suspended Botswana Nurses Union (BONU) president, Peter Baleseng, to be reinstated with immediate effect.

Judge Gabriel Komboni has upheld with costs an urgent application in which Baleseng challenged his suspension by the central executive committee (CEC) of the union on September 17, 2023.

Justice Komboni declared that the acting presidency of Oreeditse Kelebakgosi was unlawful. He stated that the presidency of BONU is exclusive to Baleseng until the end of his three-year tenure of office.

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