By Utamu BelleLocal Government Elections (LGE) Nomination Day in Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) saw a smooth and peaceful process being executed at the Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM) office at Mackenzie on Friday. Contesting party members were in full campaign mode before and after handing in their lists of candidates vying for the eight constituencies which fall under the Linden municipality.Four parties submitted lists in Linden, inclusive of the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), the Alliance For ChangeAPNU Linden campaign manager, Valerie Adams-Patterson on Friday after submitting the party’s list(AFC) and the United Republican Party (URP).Independent group, the New Horizon Movement was unsuccessful in handing in its list, having arrived late. Meanwhile, individual candidate, Orrin Miller, announced that he had joined forces with the PPP and was no longer contending as an individual for Constituency Four.Additionally, Independent Group Linden For Lindeners was a no show for submission. APNU was the first party to submit as the office opened its doors to facilitate the process. The party’s campaign manager, Valerie Adams-Patterson, after submitting the list told members of the media that the party is currently in full campaign mode and is sending a strong message. APNU has submittedThe Linden PPP group outside the GECOM office in Lindencandidates for all eight constituencies in Region 10.Speaking after the PPP handed in its list, party representative Akani Blair said the process was very smooth, as he applauded GECOM’s staff for professionalism. He said the Party will work hard to effect positive change, once given the opportunity. “We’re covering all the constituencies… these Local Government Elections, we’re excited about it and we believe if the voting public give us that opportunity, we are going to effect change like never before in this town of Linden. This municipality would have suffered immensely and we (will) make the changes that are required for the upward mobility of this community… and we know that we are going to do much better than previous Councils if given this opportunity,” he said.
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