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Synonyms for councillorship

the position of council member

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For instance, in the Region of Sicily, the political authority for Public Works is not only attributed to the Councillorship for Infrastructures; it is instead fragmented among several Councillorships according to the respective spheres of competence (28).
I'm aware we now have over 600 wards in the state and without these documents, parties may not be able to carry out the process of nominating councillorship candidates.
According to her, 'We have not increased the charges for the candidates, the council chairman candidates will each pay N200,000, while councillorship aspirants will pay N50,000 each,'
These stakeholders who were convened for a meeting by OYSIEC, held at House of Chiefs, State Secretariat, Ibadan, on Wednesday, pointed to the electoral body's failure to be clear about delineation of wards, non-disclosure of number of councillorship positions to be vied for and complications in boundaries arising from the creation of local council development areas from the existing local government areas.
THE Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC), on Sunday in Osogbo declared the All Progressive Congress (APC) winner in all the 71 councillorship seats, contested in the Saturday parliamentary local government election conducted in the state.
The development may have been informed by the seeming no-contest in some local governments, LCDAs, including Irewole, Ilesa East, among others as councillorship candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) emerged unopposed.
APC's loss of few councillorship positions to the PDP was due to acrimony between some individuals.
For instance, in 2019, the commission will conduct elections for 1,558 constituencies made up of one presidential constituency, 29 governorship constituencies out of 36 (seven governorship elections are staggered and conducted off-cycle), 109 senatorial districts, 360 federal constituencies, 991 state assembly constituencies, six area council chairmen as well as 62 councillorship positions for the FCT.
For State Assembly and local government chairmanship elections, candidates' expenses had been raised from N10 million to N30 million while councillorship candidates ceiling was raised from N1 million to N5 million.
With this development, especially with the rather unsettling performance of the ruling party in the last local government elections held last November in the state, where it lost eight councillorship seats to the PDP, the opposition party is going to town with feeling of popularity among the populace.
DSIEC also declared that APC won 1 councillorship position in Aniocha North Ward 2, while the result for Ika South LGA was announced not ready.
THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won all the 16 local government chairmanship and 177 Councillorship seats in the local polls conducted in Ekiti State on Saturday.
The PDP will win all the 16 chairmanship and the 177 councillorship seats, I don't expect anything less,' he stated.
Nwoye, who applauded the APC candidates in the November 4, 2017 local government poll for organizing the weekend social event, especially for the 260 Councillorship candidates, vowed that the party will not rest on its oars until it wrest power from the PDP in 2019.
National candidates won an overwhelming majority, sweeping 148 of the 191 mayoralties and councillorships.