Dow denounces Kgosi Mosadi’s Pan-African Parliament removal

Unity Dow. PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Unity Dow. PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Specially Elected Member of Parliament Unity Dow, who is out of favour with the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) says she does not recognise Parliament’s decision to remove Balete Kgosikgolo Mosadi Seboko from the Pan-African Parliament.

Parliament removed Kgosi Mosadi yesterday from the committee and replaced her with Dow, something that the Specially Elected MP says is not supported by the law regulating election to the Pan-African Parliament and is therefore of no force or effect.

In a letter written to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Dow says she was not in Parliament when the issue was debated and put to a vote. “It was my understanding, at all material times, that Kgosi Mosadi had expressed a desire to be excused from continued service at the Pan-African Parliament. I have since ascertained that Kgosi Mosadi has not resigned from the Pan-African Parliament nor does she intend to do so. The position, therefore, is that no vacancy exists and thus none is available for filling,” she highlighted.

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