Kario denies meddling in Bobirwa registration


FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) secretary-general (SG),Kavis Kario has shot down suggestions that he is interfering or attempted to meddle in the party membership registration process in the Bobirwa constituency.

The BDP is currently running a membership registration exercise country wide. Kario has been fingered by several BDP activists for interfering with the BDP membership registration exercise in the Bobirwa branch to reportedly favour his preferred candidate, Leonard Marumo, ahead of the much-anticipated BDP primaries billed for late June or early July.

Marumo will contest the BDP primaries in the Bobirwa constituency against Francisco Kgoboko who lost the 2019 general election to Taolo Lucas of the Botswana Congress Party (BCP). Some BDP activists in Bobirwa accuse Kario of authorising a parallel registration process run by some key activists in the constituency among them Lucky Hoki to create a voter base for Marumo.

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