UDC building thwarts BMD growth Mangole

GANTSI: The newly elected secretary general of the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD), Gilbert Mangole, has attributed the stalling of the party’s growth to focus in building and growing the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC).

Speaking after giving the Mogoditshane MP, Sedirwa Kgoroba a thrashing of 321 to 112, the Mochudi West legislator said they had neglected building BMD structures, especially in rural areas, as focus had shifted to the umbrella.

He said his top priority for the next two years is to build BMD at all branch structures. “That is what I will be working on. The UDC formation stalled everything because we concentrated on it to gear ourselves for last year’s general elections,” he said.

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