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A poll via social media has revealed that a slim majority of readers feel that Minister of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources, Kitso Mokaila should not resign following sex scandal allegations.

Of the 420 readers responding to the poll question: “Should Minister Mokaila resign following allegations of sex scandal?” 53% believed that the Honourable Minister should stay put in office.

VOX POP:

“Do you think bearers of political office (e.g MPs, Ministers) have a moral duty to behave responsibly and act in a way that serves as an example to others, or should their private lives have no bearing on their public duty?”

Thato Rams Jr.: It’s an obvious case, you need not ask such a question. Even though they have to act responsibly, we must know that in the same breath they are entitled to privacy!

Mosupi Ossie-Oscar Molebatsi: I believe they have a moral obligation to the people they represent. We cannot separate their private life from their public duty.They are role models to the aspiring politicians of tomorrow.

Ookeditse Motlhala: We should first realize that those people are just like us. What we do they can also do. They are human, it is just that people put pressure and expectations on them. That guy made a mistake just like we all can, but that doesn’t mean he is a bad leader. He also has a life to live. As long as the Ministry is running smoothly I don’t have any problem with him.

Mokena Mokoena: They must behave responsibly because their misbehaviour affects not only the public, but also their political status. The opposition parties will use that in their campaigns to win voters.

Kagiso Comsah Mogami: Public figure public image! They should behave. People say “Batswana” not “that man who works for Botswana”. That’s silly.

Darlinton K. Sabone: Their private lives should have a huge bearing on their posts. It would be insane to think that our MPs lead two lives now wouldn’t it? Any leader in any organization leads by example, should we now say that since they hold high posts they are invincible in some areas. We should be able to look up to these people and wish we were them. But the latter is far from evident. What is he (MP) teaching kids in Botswana? What is he teaching his own kids?

Promise M Chuma: It’s true guys that public figures are human beings but let’s face it: They have a moral obligation to protect their image and that of the country. Once you become a Minister your privacy is invaded into by default. You need therefore to protect your image and dignity as well as your children.

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14 Responses to “NO NEED TO RESIGN MINISTER MOKAILA”

  1. batho 2012/10/28

    hahaha!hei waitse lona batho ba the voice lo rata go loisa, jaanong wat wth da picture…

  2. Real Motswana 2012/10/28

    Hahaha,..Ao the voice, LOL, …nnya mme will try our best go goroga ko pitsane!!!!!! Ga re ka robala ka ditlhako re ka fitlhela go jelwe go feditswe.

  3. lloydmangadi 2012/10/28

    go lo ko pitshane kgomo e jewa hela re e lebile banna!!!!!!!!!!

  4. LOL……………..I love THE VOICE. Nnyaa tanki Rre Mokaila o beile Pitsane mo mapeng, e le ruri o promoter tourism. I hope Botswana Tourism Board appreciate your efforts mogolo. Ghetto o tla leng?

  5. mhata 2012/10/29

    Hahaha!!!!SUUUU KE SWA KA THE VOICE WAITSE…………….

  6. Kgogomodumo 2012/10/29

    Pitsaneeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!

  7. Chris M 2012/10/29

    He banna! What is this now?

  8. @tshek 2012/10/30

    aish waitse LOL….

    NO….COMMENT

  9. Colonel Sue 2012/10/31

    Pitsane weeeeeeeeeeeeeeee……tona atla a thusa!nna ebile neke sa itse le ko a lebileng teng.Motlotlegi re kopa o tle maun hle mong wame!!!!!ekeare le tlaa ganelela hela ko south waits!

  10. @tshek 2012/10/31

    am wondering how the family life is like nna i only bonk my maid i know i only share her with the garden boy.

  11. Neo Rantsia(MMASETENSE) 2012/11/01

    Ao bathong mo iketeleng pele gase ene wa ntha go dira dilo tse,ba bangwe ba dira tsedi hetang ha..its only that they dnt get expossed.

  12. boselep 2012/11/01

    The guy is trying to get wat he cant get from his wife. Thats all

  13. Mmuwa lebe 2012/11/03

    o ba je Mr ma 14 nyana a a rata madi……
    A re ex e nna mo 1 bed house ko ga bone ba robala mo ntlong ya setswana kaha ba apeela mo go yone i knw dez chick……home grl…..

  14. Glasco 2012/11/05

    Golo ko Pitsane kwa go lebega motho akaja sengwe teng.

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