BNSC defends request for additional board members

BNSC affiliates have been asked to pick two more names for consideration. PIC KENNEDY RAMOKONE
BNSC affiliates have been asked to pick two more names for consideration. PIC KENNEDY RAMOKONE

The Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) has defended a recent request to the National Sport Associations (NSAs) to submit two additional members for consideration for board positions.

NSAs had questioned the move, arguing it was not within the BNSC Act, as two names, Dr Khaulani Fichani and Tshepho Bathai, had already been submitted.

BNSC chief executive officer, Falcon Sedimo indicated in a letter to the affiliates that the names should be submitted before Friday, 13 September.

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