Masisi�s P218,000 BDP campaign splurge


Assistant Minister of Presidential Affairs and Public Administration Philip Makgalemele told Parliament yesterday that the vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi used about P218,000 from state resources for his Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) chairmanship campaign.

Makgalemele was responding to a question from the Francistown South MP Wynter Mmolotsi, who wanted to know the places Masisi visited using Botswana Defence Force aircrafts, the total fuel and ancillary flying costs in his campaign before the Mmadinare congress in July.

Mmolotsi also wanted to know the areas the Vice President visited using government vehicles as well as the cost of vehicle and hotel accommodation for him and his entourage, during the campaign trail.

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