Keorapetse leads divided opposition

Dithapelo Keorapetse says the opposition is divided with some opposition Members of Parliament snubbing caucus meetings PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Dithapelo Keorapetse says the opposition is divided with some opposition Members of Parliament snubbing caucus meetings PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Two months into his tenure as the Leader of Opposition (LOO), Selebi-Phikwe West legislator, Dithapelo Keorapetse says the opposition is divided with some opposition Members of Parliament (MPs) snubbing caucus meetings.

Taking over through a caucus that removed the suspended Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) vice president and the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) president Dumelang Saleshando from the LOO position, Keorapetse knew it was never going to be a welcome move.

Defying his party in a move that eventually got him expelled from the BCP, Keorapetse was less likely to stabilise the unrest. The former BCP MP was seen as a usurper and traitor by members of the BCP when he assumed the LOO position in Parliament.

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