Motlaleng’s council seat safe


Naledi North ward councillor Oarabile Motlaleng will not lose his seat in this session. Motlaleng, of the opposition Botswana Congress Party (BCP), is allegedly on the run and hiding abroad for security reasons.

While many feared his seat may go vacant if he did not make it to this week’s Gaborone City Council full council meeting, the Council Act shows that Motlaleng can only lose his seat if he misses full council meetings three consecutive times. 

This means Motlaleng will have to attend one of the two council sessions after the current session.

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