Masisi stalls additional members’ appointments

BDP President Masisi PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
BDP President Masisi PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Two months after the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) elective congress held in Tsabong, the leader of the ruling party Mokgweetsi Masisi is yet to appoint five additional members of the party Central Committee (CC).

The BDP constitution article 30, clause 5 states that the President of the party shall appoint five other ordinary members of the CC from other party members. The BDP members have been waiting for Masisi to make an announcement but nothing has materialised so far.

It has been a norm in the BDP to announce five additional members a day or week after the election. Even though the BDP constitution does not stipulate a time frame for when the additional members are supposed to be appointed, some concerned party members believe that the five are going to miss a lot at CC meetings.

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