Khama plans tours to counter defections
President Ian Khama is scheduled to tour Shoshong constituency to stem the tide against the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) after area MP, Phillip Makgalemele defected to the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD).
BDP spokesman, Comma Serema told Mmegi yesterday that Khama will address BDP supporters in Shoshong to tell them that their area MP, Dovedale/Mmaphashalala councillor Neo Magowe and nominated councilor Bobby Babusi have gone to the BMD. “He will also urge the BDP faithful to keep their faith in our party and not be disenchanted by these self-seeking individuals,” he said. Makgalemele and the two councillors resigned yesterday and [continue reading]