CDC opposition councillors explain walk out

source: Mmegi
Onalenna Modikwa
Staff Writer

SEROWE: Opposition councillors in the Central District Council (CDC) have stated that they agreed in principle to walk out of the recent full council meeting addressed by President Ian Khama and his cabinet.

Addressing a press conference in Serowe Hotel last Friday, over 20 opposition councillors said the walk out by six of them was an agreement from their caucus.

Hence they turned up in large numbers at the confer ence to show solidarity with colleagues who walked out.The opposition councillors from the Botswana Congress Party, Botswana National Front and Botswana Movement for Democracy vowed that they would stage more walk-outs if the ruling party continues to ignore the laid down procedures. They indicated that despite their different party affiliations, they are sending a strong message that the issue of opposition cooperation should be taken to [continue reading]


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