NFTRC honored Dr Masisi send-off ceremony invitation
NFTRC honored Dr Masisi`s send-off ceremony invitation
NFTRC Managing Director Dr Martin Kebakile attended a send-off and blessing ceremony for His Excellency the President of Botswana Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi in Moshupa kgotla on the 5th October 2018. The ceremony was meant to bless the President in his assignment as head of state.
Kgosi Kgabosetso II Mosielele welcomed the distinguished guests to the ceremony and shared the objective of the ceremony. For his part, Kgosi Kgabosetso II Mosielele who was the brains behind the celebration said it was important that they celebrated one of their own being president.
Kgosi Kgabosetso II Mosielele sharing the importance of sending off Dr Masisi
“We had to celebrate him, wish him well and pray for him hence this ceremony; we honour and love him as Bakgatla. He has been persistent after losing elections in 2004. He did not give up and won elections in 2009, he was then appointed a minister, later Vice President, and he is now at the helm of the country. We celebrate him and encourage him to do well for all Batswana,” said Kgosi Kgabosetso II Mosielele.
On his speech, his Excellency Dr Masisi said it was a wonderful feeling to be home with Bakgatla, he said he understood very well that the ceremony was not meant to divorce him from other Batswana.
The President cleared fears that he could deny, Batswana who are not from his constituency developments. “I am not going to serve you more than any other Batswana, I will serve all Batswana equally as all Batswana have that right in their country” said Dr Masisi.
The president thanked Kgabosetso II Mosielele, his family, the people of Moshupa, the sponsors the invited guests from all corners of Botswana for making the event a success. His Excellency Dr Masisi was showered with gifts including 18 cattle, small stock and cultural artefacts amongst other gifts.