SADC facilitator President Ramaphosa’s envoy in Lesotho

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By Liteboho Thebe

Southern African Development Community (SADC) envoy led by former South African Justice Minister Jeff Radebe visited Lesotho this week on a fact-finding mission following a split within All Basotho Convention threatening stability of government.

Radebe’s visit took place subsequent to former ABC’s deputy leader, Professor Nqosa Mahao forming a splinter party, Basotho Action Party, with 9 members of parliament who crossed floor.

Upon arrival Radebe met His Majesty, King Letsie III, the Prime Minister Moeketsi Majoro and the opposition.

Press attaché in the Prime Minister’s office, Buta Moseme said Majoro assured Radebe and his associates’ government is stable and all is well amid Mahao’s defecting with 9 members of parliament.

Moseme said Majoro assured Radebe SADC reforms program is also running smoothly.

“Whatever happened last week did not bear any negative results on the side of the government,” Moseme said.

Radebe is to report back to the South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa and SADC chair of politics defence and security Botswana president, Mokgwetsi Masisi.