Senator resigns

Senator resigns

MASERU – THE All Basotho Convention (ABC) Senator ‘Mamotsie Motsie has resigned from the Senate on Tuesday.
This happened barely 30 days after she resigned from her position as the Minister of Forestry and Land Reclamation.
Motsie cited health reasons for her decision to resign from cabinet and the senate.

After her resignation as the minister, the Minister in Prime Minister’s Office Temeki Ts’olo was appointed to act in the post until the sustentative holder of the post is appointed.
But to date, the post has not been occupied by the new minister. Motsie resigned as the minister on the 24th August.

Motsie dismissed rumours that she resigned from the two political posts because she is eyeing a diplomatic position.
She said she is not aware any plans to deploy her in any foreign missions. But she said she will take such a job is offered.

The Butha- Buthe 5 Member of Parliament Motlohi Maliehe was fired as the Minister of Tourism, Environment and Culture after a nasty fall out with Prime Minister Thomas Thabane.
Meanwhile, MP for Mohale’shoek constituency Sentje Lebona has also stepped down as the Minister of Defence and National Security last week.
Lebona said he has resigning for personal reasons.

The Minister of Police and Public Safety ‘Mampho Mokhele was appointed acting Minister of Defence.
From the four parties forming the government, it is only ABC whose ministers have been fired and resigned.

Nkheli Liphoto

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