Political battle lines drawn in Lerala village

BDP supporters PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
BDP supporters PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

SELEBI-PHIKWE: There are indeed no permanent friends in politics as evidenced by the turn of events in Lerala village where bosom buddies have suddenly turned sworn enemies.

Councillor for Lerala East, Kabo Ketshogile, who was also the former vice chairperson of Palapye Administration Authority (PAA), was voted out of the position through a motion of no confidence a fortnight ago fand his seat is to be handed over to a former friend, fellow villager and councillor for Lerala West, Gabagopole Sebele.

The fact that Ketshogile defected from the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) to join the opposition last November obviously did not sit well with the ruling party, as he was removed from the PAA vice chairpersonship. The fact that his counterpart (Sebele) has now accepted the position has now driven a huge wedge between the two.

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