Serame wins BDP Women's Wing race

Peggy Serame PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Peggy Serame PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Newly-elected Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Women’s Wing chairperson, Peggy Serame believes that there is a need to increase women’s representation in both Parliament and councils.

Serame, who was elected into the office over the weekend, says her committee will have to come up with strategies that could help women win both primary and general elections in upcoming polls.

She won the committee’s top seat by 370 votes after battling it out for the position with Sethu Maano-Gabanakgosi and Gosego Mmolawa, who got 117 and 13 votes respectively.

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