‘Thuggish’ Madibela Tlhopho will get in line – Masisi

Masisi PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Masisi PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

President Mokgweetsi Masisi has noted that Madibela Tlhopho, an official Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) pressure group, are lawless characters who protect the vote with thuggery and anger but will get in line.

Madibela Tlhopho is an arrangement endorsed by the UDC national executive committee (NEC) and has been presenting itself as the angels of the electoral system despite being painted as hooligans following their clash with armed security during a by-election in Serowe West constituency in July.

Masisi, who was speaking at the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) national council and extra-ordinary congress in Palapye recently, said they do not condone lawlessness. “BDP {Botswana Democratic Party} members should behave themselves. We will see these people and their characters. As you can see they were training Madibela Tlhopho as if it is the first time a vote is protected.

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