Bakwadi Protests BOKA Elections

BOKA's newly elected executive committee PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
BOKA's newly elected executive committee PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

KANYE: The tension within the karate community took a turn for the worst on Saturday during the elective Annual General Meeting (AGM) that was held in Kanye.

The situation went out of hand leading to presidential candidate, Mpho Bakwadi protesting the meeting.

Bakwadi walked out of the meeting together with International Shotokan Karate Federation (ISKF) chief instructor, Eileen Alberts who was to contest for the position of vice secretary general against Bose Caiphus. Bakwadi’s protest meant that Tshepho Bathai went into the elections unopposed for the position of the presidency. Only six federations were left to attend the AGM out of eight.

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