Voter turnout impressive—Maroba on Bosele, Grootlaagte

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Due to the weather, one could anticipate rain conditions would discourage residents and deter them from going to the polls, but Bosele ward in Gaborone Bonnington North Constituency saw a good turnout, learnt The Monitor Online.

Speaking to Osupile Maroba this morning, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) spokesperson said: “We have received reports that the turnout at Bosele Primary School is good and people had started to queue up to cast their votes at around past five in the morning.

We also started well on time at 6am.” Maroba said in the 2019 General Election, 86% of Bosele ward residents had voted out of the 1,773 who had registered to vote. He said this is one of the biggest wards in Gaborone Bonnington North Constituency. He, however, said during the by-election, it is rare for them to reach the previous numbers that voted in the general elections.

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