IEC boss coaches election observers

source: Mmegi
Staff writer

IEC chief, Gabriel Seeletso, has told observers to be impartial at the general elections to be held in October.

Speaking at a training workshop for election observers held in Gaborone last week Friday, Seeletso said that observers are not supposed to take sides with the party they favour. He said that their duty is to help IEC and the country to hold free and fair elections.

He told his audience, made up of non-governmental organisations like the Botswana Christian Church (BCC) and the Botswana National Youth Council (BNYC), that election observers are expected to write a report and hand it to the IEC.

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