In full defence of Comrade Kwerepe

Towards the end of last year, a hardworking and inquisitive member of Parliament for Ngamiland, Thato Kwerepe, asked a very important question in the House.

He demanded to know if weather forecasts are genuine. His question was prompted by a ‘promise’ of floods by the weather department. As usual, social media commentators had a field day on the honorable members making fun of his question, and ridiculing him. I am putting my head on the line to defend the honorable member. I’m doing this not only because I have a soft spot for him, not because he is a “loving man” or because he is my MP, but for the simple reason that he reminds me of my days at primary school.

You see, there was this guy in our class, who used to raise his hand whenever the teacher asked a question. He would snap his fingers to get the teacher’s attention, only for him to give a wrong answer.

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