Task team appointed to probe BNF election ‘rigging’


The Botswana National Front’s (BNF) Central Committee (CC) has appointed a delegation of five members to investigate issues of alleged election “rigging” amongst others that led to the postponement of its youth league which was to be held over the weekend in Letlhakeng.

Its national chairperson, Abigail Mogalakwe, leads the delegation. A letter written by interim youth president, Kago Mokotedi, noted it was common knowledge that the CC has instituted an investigation whose outcome might affect the good standing of the congress.

“There are also some complaints which we are currently looking into. The current youth league aims to deliver a seamless congress whose outcomes will reflect the wishes of the youth. The congress will now be held at a later date to be announced in due course,” the letter states.

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