Irate BDP chairmanship aspirant explodes


SELEBI-PHIKWE: One of the candidates in the race for the Botswana Democratic Party’s (BDP)’s chairmanship, Dithapelo Tshotlego, previously quiet since the furore on the race arose, has broken his silence.

Spitting fire, Tshotlego told Mmegi that the entry of Vice President, Mokgweetsi Masisi as a contestant is “being used as a threat” against other hopefuls. He says the anti-Masisi camp is living in fear of victimisation and as a result of the VP’s inclusion in the race, tensions are rising to dizzy heights among rivals.

“The BDP diehards supporting candidates other than Masisi are doing so in secret for fear of victimisation.

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Government’s efforts commendable!

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