Serame, Dikoloti draw battle lines post constituencies merger

Edwin Dikoloti PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Edwin Dikoloti PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

GOODHOPE: Following the merger of Goodhope-Mabule and Mmathethe-Molapowabojang constituencies, Finance minister Peggy Serame has an uphill battle to defeat Edwin Dikoloti, the incumbent Mmathethe-Molapowabojang legislator for the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) primaries set for May, 2024.

While initially, Serame was expected to take over the Goodhope-Mabule constituency from incumbent Eric Molale who is retiring from politics, the delimitation exercise merged the constituencies and pitted minister against minister.

Whereas the finance Minister seemed to be favoured by the BDP leadership in the new constituency, the ground still looks tilted in favour of her counterpart who is the current Minister of Health and Wellness, Dikoloti.


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