Ramogapi plays it safe


He could have learnt a good lesson from the case of his Mahalapye-West counterpart, David Tshere whose constituents battered his ego by snubbing his area meeting to duly explain himself to the masses. Palapye legislator Onneetse Ramogapi will meet his constituents with the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) president Duma Boko in tow for just in case there is trouble in Palapye. Mmegi Staffer RYDER GABATHUSE writes that Ramogapi will not leave anything to chance

Many factors have apparently been conniving against the UDC’s outspoken legislator. For a long time, Ramogapi has been a loner in the wider Palapye constituency now with an estimated population of about 53,000.

From the 2019 General Elections, the BCP under the UDC emerged with only two councillors out of a possible 10. The party’s two councillors would later join other parties abandoning Ramogapi to be without a single councillor to his party name. Morupule ward councillor Jordan Makhura joined the BDP whilst his brother George Makhura defected to the newly formed Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF).

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