Venson-Moitoi counts on MPs, councillors

Venson-Moitoi PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG
Venson-Moitoi PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG

Confusion reigns supreme ahead of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) congress as to whether Members of Parliament (MPs) and councillors can nominate a presidential candidate.

President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s camp is of the view that the legislators and civic leaders are delegates who cannot nominate a candidate as they do not have any mandate from any structure.

On the other side Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi’s team, which has been rejected by regions, is counting on some MPs and councillors to nominate her.

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