Defiant BDP cllrs face possible suspension

Ishmael Mokgethi
Ishmael Mokgethi

FRANCISTOWN: Two Botswana Democratic Party councillors in the Tutume Sub-district council, who defied a party caucus to back Ishmael Mokgethi and Ntebalang John for the position of council chairperson and deputy council chairperson respectively, risk possible expulsion or suspension.

They are Anthony Chebane and Thatayaone Kehitile.

Once a party caucus has taken a decision, council members close ranks and abide by the decision. But Kehitile and Chebane failed to do so. The BDP has in the past either expelled or suspended its members for acting against caucus decisions. 

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