Electoral Education: who are regional councilors?

According to section 243 of the Electoral Code, regional councilors shall be delegates of divisions elected by indirect universal suffrage and representatives of traditional rulers elected by their peers.

In view of the election of regional councilors, the Electoral College shall be convened by the President of the Republic at least 45 (forty five) days before the date of the poll. In all the regions, electoral colleges shall be convened the same day and each division shall constitute a constituency for the said election.

However, certain electoral constituencies could be warded on the grounds of their peculiar situations by a decree of the President of the Republic.