IEC doesn’t recognise Madibela Tlhopho

Madibelatlhopho and police officers during Serowe West byelections.PIC.KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Madibelatlhopho and police officers during Serowe West byelections.PIC.KENNEDY RAMOKONE

SHOSHONG: With the Botswana National Front (BNF) 0president, Duma Boko having recently unveiled one Michael Keakopa as the leader of Madibela Tlhopho, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has made it clear that it does not recognise the latter because it is not a person or group that is stated and defined in the Constitution and the Electoral Act.

Madibela Tlhopho is an official Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) group or arrangement endorsed by the UDC national executive committee (NEC) and a project under the office of the UDC president Boko. The group came under scrutiny following their clash with armed security forces recently during a by-election in the Serowe West constituency.

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