Mixed reactions over Molefhi's new appointment

Nonofo Molefhi
Nonofo Molefhi

SELEBI-PHIKWE: Given the political rivalry that existed between Selebi-Phikwe East MP and now new President for the Botswana Democratic Party's chairpersonship race, the latter’s appointment of the former has raised some eyebrows.

President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s decision to appoint former rival in the race ahead of the Tonota Congress, Nonofo Molefhi, as the Minister of Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration has left politicians not only scratching their heads, but also having mixed reactions.

Molefhi’s new portfolio means that he will be working very closely with Masisi. Despite the two men now working together electorates in the town still bear grudges from the last chairpersonship race and it is evident that they have not buried the hatchet to move on and work together for their party.

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