UDC, BPP Troubles Brewing In Boteti

Moeti Mohwasa PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Moeti Mohwasa PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Divisions are emerging within the Umbrella for Democratic Change’s (UDC) Boteti East constituency over the choice of a candidate to represent the coalition in the area at the 2019 polls.

Boteti East has been allocated to Botswana People’s Party (BPP). However, some members have since written to the UDC National Executive Committee (NEC), informing the leadership that the party is failing to find a candidate.

A group by the name  ‘Concerned Members’ said the BPP is instead recruiting people from outside the UDC to come and represent the party when it is supposed to engage other affiliates. “As the Boteti East constituency members for UDC, we have ultimately found it fit to appeal to your highness for intervention with regards to the 2019 national election parliamentary candidate. Whilst we acknowledge the fact that the Boteti East constituency has been allocated to BPP, the said party has up to now failed to cooperate in order to provide a eligible parliamentary candidate,” said Newman David, one of the concerned members in their letter.

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A step in the right direction

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