Maseru- Just 40 days before the National Assembly General Election, the Popular Front for Democracy (PFD) is to hold a general conference from December 10-11 2015.
According to the information in possession of newsline365.wordpress.com at the conference to be hosted in Maseru, from today the party is to elect new leadership that might see the current President Lekhetho Rakuoane exit.
Advocate Rakuoane, also National Assembly Deputy Speaker, has been on the party leadership helm for many years. He is likely to step down for his deputy and Member of Parliament Thabang Kholumo.
Kholumo became a legislator in the Lower House when he won the 2012 General Election in the Qalo Constituency and became a chairman of the Parliamentary Portfolio Commissttee responsible for ministries under the office of the Prime Minister.
The possibly out going leader and the new elected one are to give speeches during the conference while the party’s secretary general and Member of Parliament Nts’epase Maho will read out a report detailing the front’s status.
It has been reported in some local media that the PFD will also deliberate on the upcoming February 28 general elections with much emphasis on its membership.