Phikwe Mayor under fire
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Ruling Botswana Democratic Party and opposition BCP gruelling attacks on Mayor, Lekang Mukokomani, do not bode well for teamwork and cooperation between himself and councillors in the copper-nickle mining town.
Mukokomani was accused of taking decisions alone suggesting that the rift between him and the councillors could soon become unmanageable. Kgakgamatso Ramatlopi of Botshabelo East complained that the mayor invited the Zebras team to come and play the Zimbabwean national team in Selebi-Phikwe without consulting them. He pointed out that he was only informed about the game on the last day on the phone. “I was surprised to see during a Botswana Television news bulletin someone being interviewed about the game and he was said to be the mayor’s representative but that person is not even a councillor,” said Ramatlopi. He said that he was not impressed about the way Mukokomani attacked them in [continue reading]