According to a release from the coalition, representatives from all ten administrative regions met at a regional leadership level in preparation for the upcoming local government elections.
APNU+AFC Chief Whip Amna Ally facilitated the training exercise that dealt extensively with what the campaign structure is expected to be.
“Ally also discussed with the participants requirements for the local government elections, such as selection of symbols, selection of candidates, support signatures, and other matters of importance to parties contesting the elections,” the release noted.
She also explained the legal framework, time lines and the arrangements for the effective conduct of local government elections.
In the release, Ally says that the session was fully attended by representatives for all regions and by both the APNU and AFC.
“The session was to ensure that participants are equipped with relevant knowledge for the upcoming local government elections,” she stated.