Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Botswana: BAA Fails to Kind Quorum

Gaborone — Botswana Athletics Affiliation (BAA) strange meeting assembly, which was scheduled to happen on Saturday, hit a snag as a result of it didn’t type a quorum.

Solely 16 out of 25 golf equipment have been current and the BAA structure dictates that two thirds must be in attendance to type a quorum.

The failure to fulfill a quorum come hardly six months after the federation’s elective basic meeting the place it was a full home, as all 25 golf equipment attended.

The BAA vp, Oabona Theetso, mentioned they have been anxious that even golf equipment that have been primarily based in Gaborone did not attend.

The golf equipment, he mentioned, didn’t even ship apologies even though a discover of the strange basic meeting was shared with them.

“On file, the golf equipment that didn’t attend are Sportview, BDF Athletics Membership, Lobatse, Tlokweng, Gaborone Runners Membership, Matshelagabedi, Mmadinare and the College of Botswana,” he mentioned.

Theetso mentioned because the management, they wished to take monitor and area within the nation to better heights, and so they may solely do this with the assistance of their associates.

He mentioned if associates didn’t attend the assembly the place the way forward for monitor and area was mentioned, then it was worrisome.

“However at a private degree, I feel it’s election hold over as a result of you wouldn’t anticipate individuals to not come for OGM and fail to speak.

Different golf equipment got here from so far as Selebi-Phikwe and Francistown, whereas golf equipment like UB did not attend; that’s unacceptable,” he mentioned.

Moreover, he mentioned organising an OGM had value implications, including that it might not be enterprise as normal provided that that they had delegated regional chairperson’s to search out as to why the golf equipment didn’t attend and failed to speak.

He mentioned the principle goal of the OGM was to provide their associates an replace of their federation, including that it was additionally a constitutional requirement to host such conferences.

“It’s also used to replace the associates on what the federation had achieved and to provide them forecast for the approaching season,” he mentioned.

In the meantime, based on the BAA structure, there shall be an Extraordinary Basic Assembly of members of the Affiliation, which shall be held in October of each calendar yr.


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