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BOFEPUSU neutral for 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS

SHARE   |   Wednesday, 09 October 2019   |   By Tobokani Rari
Rari Rari

*Tobokani Nicholas Rari

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As it is known that Botswana is going for general elections on the 23rd October 2019,

BOFEPUSU over the weekend convened an Extra – Ordinary Governing Council

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meeting at Majestic 5 Hotel to discuss its position on political alignment for the

upcoming elections.

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BOFEPUSU’s 10 affiliate members deliberated on the issue of the Federation’s

position of aligning with any of the political formations that will be contesting the

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2019 national general elections and resolved as thus;

a) The Federation will adopt a neutral stance on the above matter, and as such,

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would not align itself with any of the political formations that will be contesting

the 2019 national general elections. This stance was adopted following an

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intense and robust debate by the Governing Council delegates. This decision was

arrived at as a result of the absence of a guiding principle in the form a

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comprehensive workers manifesto.

b) The federation further resolved to make all available efforts to reach out and

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appeal to all workers who have registered for the 2019 general elections to turn

up at the polling stations on 23rd October 2019 to exercise their democratic right

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by casting their ballot to decide on the country’s next government.

c) Further to that, the federation resolved to make a passionate appeal to all

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workers to, in exercise of their democratic right to vote, exercise due care and

due diligence in deciding on who to vote such that their vote would safeguard

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and protect the interest of the working class

BOFEPUSU Affiliate members who were in attendance are as thus;

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1.1. Botswana Teachers Union (BTU)

1.2. Botswana Nurses Union (BONU)

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1.3. Botswana Communications Workers Union (BOCOWU)

1.4. Botswana Hotel Catering Travel & Tourism Workers Union (BHCTTWU)

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1.5. Botswana Sectors of Educators Trade Union (BOSETU)

1.6. Botswana Land boards Local Authorities & Health Workers Union

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(BLLAWHU)

1.7. Botswana Commercial and General Workers Union (BCGWU)

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1.8. National Amalgamated Local, Central Government & Parastatal

Workers Union (NALCGPWU)

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1.9. University of Botswana Academic & Senior Support Staff Union

(UBASSSU)

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1.10. Botswana Media & Allied Workers Union (BOMAWU);

*Tobokani Nicholas Rari

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Secretary General



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