The truth shall set us free


At their congress in Palapye last week, the Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) resolved to walk out of its marriage with the Botswana Federation of Public Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU). However, in a one-on-one interview with Mmegi, the BOFEPUSU Labour Secretary, Johnson Motshwarakgole is adamant that it is only BOPEU president Andrew Motsamai who has walked out on BOFEPUSU writes BAME PIET

On this hot Thursday mid-morning, Motshwarakgole is reporting for duty for the first time after a week-long sick leave, which was probably interrupted by reports of the BOPEU congress that resolved to ‘dissolve’ their marriage with BOFEPUSU.

With his huge body structure, Motshwarakgole does not show any signs of sickness, except that he is not his usual jolly self. But the departure of BOPEU is a serious source of concern for Motshwarakgole who states that: “When your brother or sister leaves your family to stand alone, it is a painful thing.”

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