- Alleged to have fallen out with his superior, DISS director general Peter Magosi
- It remains to be seen how his resignation will affect his case against lawmaker, Dow
The Director of Research and Analysis at the Directorate of Intelligence and Security Service (DISS), Botho Seboko, is reported to have quit his job with immediate effect.
However, although DISS spokesman Edward Robert says he is not in a position to comment on the matter, The Botswana Gazette is reliably informed that Seboko quit his job sometime last week after he and his superior, DISS director general, Peter Magosi, fell out over undisclosed matters.
“Seboko has been uncomfortable for some time,” an insider told The Gazette. “He and Magosi were not on the same page over a lot of issues.”
Seboko’s phone was not answered when called yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon.
Meanwhile, it remains to be seen how his resignation will impact his court case against Specially Elected MP, Unity Dow.
Dow has accused Seboko of being one of the faces behind the controversial Facebook pseudonym, France Museveni.
She has also alleged that Museveni is a DISS operative that no law enforcement agency, or even President Mokgweetsi Masisi, can take to task.
Seboko subsequently launched a case against the MP, seeking an order for her to stop harassing him in the cyberspace and associating him with Museveni.
In his replying affidavit, he denied that he had any working relationship or connection with France Museveni or that he had powers to stop him.
“There is no basis for the claim by the respondent that France Museveni is part of the DISS, or any government agency, for that matter,” he asserted.
“Clearly, the respondent is on a wild goose chase and wants to involve me in that enervating exercise.”