Moruakgomo urges councillors to behave


FRANCISTOWN: Botswana Association of Local Authorities (BALA) president Mpho Moruakgomo has accused some councillors of giving their office a bad name.

Moruakgomo was speaking at the organisation’s elective conference on Friday. He said over the last few years’ councillors council chambers around the country had become a place where councillors engage in silly banter, conflicts and debates.

He gave as an example “unjustified motions of no confidence targeting those who hold key positions such as mayors and council chairpersons”. He said this greatly eroded council’s reputation and undermined their integrity.

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