Ramokate says he's no lapdog

Kago Ramokate PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Kago Ramokate PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development (MYSC), Kago Ramokate has dismissed talk that his minister, Tshekedi Khama, has rendered him ineffective.

Ramokate told Mmegi Sport that they both have their roles to play. He explained that there is no possibility of anyone overshadowing the other.  When asked if there are National Sport Associations (NSA) who ignore the Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) and instead channel their issues straight to the minister, Ramokate said he was not aware of that.

“I am not aware of the affiliates going directly to the minister.

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