Khama extends Merafhe benefits to PHK


President Ian Khama has extended benefits he accorded the late vice president Mompati Merafhe to his successor, Ponatshego ‘PHK’ Kedikilwe.

This was confirmed by the government spokesperson, Jeff Ramsay, telling Mmegi that Kedikilwe is entitled to various benefits as provided for by the Executive Conditions of Service, commonly known as the Green Book. “Former vice presidents are entitled to various benefits as provided for in the Green Book,” he said.

Mmegi has leant that Kedikilwe has been extended benefits that have been kept secret. It emerged that Kedikilwe, who retired from active politics last year, was receiving allowances that have proven difficult for Khama’s administration to explain.

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