The ideas proposed in this piece have been presented, discussed and reformulated in Local Governance Practitioners’ Forum (LGPF). LGPF is one of the INCLUDE African Policy Dialogues which are encouraging the use of research evidence in the formulation and implementation of policies and programmes for inclusive development.


“The ideal form for the election of MMDCEs will be on political party sytem but the odd against it is high in the current polarised political environment”.


This Opinion Piece was first published by the Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) and you can access it here.

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