Lone BMD cllr undecided on defecting

FRANCISTOWN: The only Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) councillor who managed to win a council seat throughout the country is undecided whether he will join another party or remain a BMD cadre.

 This is despite the fact that his party was vanquished in the recent general elections.

Meshack Makgosa who stood for a council seat at Mathathane ward in the Bobonong constituency, won by the UDC was voted by 773 people, 556 more votes than his president, Sidney Pilane, who was voted by a paltry 207 voters for a parliamentary seat at Gaborone North.

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