Softball constitution under scrutiny

Raising dust: The softball constitution caused confusion at the recent AGM  PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Raising dust: The softball constitution caused confusion at the recent AGM PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Grey areas that exist within the Botswana Softball Association (BSA) constitution were exposed at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held over the weekend in Mahalapye.

In one instance, members were divided over calling for nomination from the floor.

The BSA elections committee member, Tebogo Johannes, said according to the constitution, both parties were right. He said the challenge at the AGM was the interpretation of the constitution, and at a certain point, the argument by both parties was correct.

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