He/She is a person elected to head an electoral ward in an area council, thus, each electoral ward is headed by a councillor.
A person shall be qualified for election as a councillor if;
The tenure of a local Government Chairman is three years after which he/she shall vacate his office at the expiration of the period of three years commencing from the date when he/she took the oath of office or when the legislative arm of the council was inaugurated, whichever is earlier. A local Government Chairman may decide to contest for same office for a second tenure and nothing more.
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