Parly Committee Sends ' Self-Running' BMC Back


Just when cattle farmers and the nation at large were looking to hear how the once glorious Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) is doing, it quickly became evident that the organisation is ’running itself’.

The Parliamentary Committee on Statutory Bodies and State Enterprises on Friday sent three senior officials from BMC back as none was authorised to account on behalf of the commission.

Shortly after Limited Nkane, the chief financial officer (CFO) introduced himself as the accounting officer alongside chief strategy officer Brian Dioka, and a member of the Board of Commissioners Godfrey Mosimaneotsile, the trio was asked where their chief executive officer (CEO) is. It was then that the committee chaired by Nkange legislator Nevah Tshabang was told that the commission runs on autopilot operating without a CEO or acting CEO. Mosimaneotsile told the committee that the board had through their chairperson Boyce Mohutsiwa granted Nkane authority to act as accounting officer for the forum.

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