Pro-Masisi CDC cllrs tell Khama off

Venson-Moitoi  PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES
Venson-Moitoi PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES

PALAPYE: Botswana Democratic Party’s (BDP) presidential aspirant, Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi has seen her campaign take an unexpected twist at the Central District Council (CDC) as councillors told her chief campaigner Ian Khama that President Mokgweetsi Masisi was a perfect choice.

Venson-Moitoi appeared at the CDC chambers in Serowe recently alongside Khama and Roselyn Panzirah-Matshome to campaign before a party caucus.

Their move at the CDC was to counter Masisi’s campaign the previous day. Vice President, Slumber Tsogwane who is also the BDP chairperson proposed a vote for Masisi. 

Editor's Comment
Respect public institutions Mr Pres

Leaders must uphold the rule of law and ensure justice, but Masisi’s remarks raise serious concerns on the separation of powers and the independence of the justice system.Masisi’s claim that he personally instructed authorities not to handcuff Khama, regardless of the legal circumstances, undermines the principles of justice and equality before the law.As Head of State, Masisi should respect the judicial process and avoid interfering in...

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