Moremi against secession of Ngamiland from Botswana

Tawana addressing a Kgotla meeting
Tawana addressing a Kgotla meeting

Member of Parliament for Maun West Tawana Moremi has cautioned the residents after they resolved to secede from Botswana. Instead, Tawana has adviced his subjects to dialogue with government.

MAUN: Maun West legislator Tawana Moremi has quashed what he termed calls by some residents for Ngamiland to secede from Botswana. Addressing a Kgotla meeting in Maun on Tuesday (yesterday), Moremi said some people frustrated with government want to part ways with Botswana.

He said many people in the district are fed up with land grab schemes, the disparaging Foot and Mouth Disease, unfair distribution of development projects and the status of the district as one of the poorest in the country despite its abundant resources.

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