Makgato Reflects On Loss

Dorcus Makgato says she took a bullet for Batswana. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Dorcus Makgato says she took a bullet for Batswana. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Former Member of Parliament (MP) for Sefhare/Ramokgonami Dorcas Makgato said ‘she took a bullet’ for all by standing up to the former president Ian Khama despite the imminent consequences of losing the elections.

Prior to the elections, Makgato and Khama were involved in an exchange of words during campaign rallies, going back and forth after the latter went to Makgato’s constituency to campaign for Umbrella for Democratic Change’s (UDC) Dr. Kesitegile Gobotswang.

In the end, Makgato lost the constituency to Gobotswang after just five years as its MP, making it a historic win for the opposition as they took the constituency from the BDP for the first time since Botswana was born.

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