Elections ongoing in 178 indigenous villages across the country

-93 villages completed thus far

-Some 16 females elected

DPI, Guyana, Monday, June 4, 2018

Elections are ongoing in 178 Indigenous villages across the ten Administrative Regions in Guyana, of which 93 villages were completed thus far.

Of Toshaos, Senior Councillors and Community Development Council (CDC) Chairpersons elected, sixteen (16) are women. In fact, in Region One, nine women were elected as village leaders.

Below is the list of villages and their leaders:

Region Villages Toshao/Senior Councillor

CDC Chairperson

Gender
1 Sebai Raymond James Male
1 Baramita Sharmain Rambajue Female
1 Four Miles Lloyd Adolphus Male
1 Chinese Landing Orin Fernandes Male
1 Kokerite Sherman Edwards Male
1 Waikarebi Rimple Williams Male
1 Kariako Limbert Henry Male
1 Warapoka Allan Henry Male
1 Assakata Peter Jospeh Male
1 Kwebanna Paul Pierre Male
1 Waramuri Learmond Emanuel Male
1 Manawarin Shambach John Male
1 Father’s beach Geneieve Vansluytman Female
1 Santa Cruz Cherie Pearson Female
1 Santa Rosa Whanita Phillips Female
1 Mora Murphy Rodrigues Male
1 Parakese island Terrence Edwards Male
  Santa Rosa and Island Sharon Atkinson Female
1 Huridiah Tracy Hetsburger Female
1 Kamwatta(Moruca) Ronald Benjamin Male
1 Karaburi Angela Gildharie Female
1 Koko & Island Karen Williams Female
1 Kumaka Eleini La Rose Female
1 Rincon Zebedee Williams Male
1 Wallaba Zakarie LaCruz Male
2 Wakapoa Howard Cornelius  
2 Akawini David Wilson  
3 Santa Mission Hilton Williams Male
4 St. Cuthberts Beverly Clenkian Female
6 Cashew Island Kenki Yaimo Male
7 Batavia Oren Williams Male
7 Kaburi/72 Miles Germain Welcome Male
7 Karrau Romeo Smith Male
7 Kurutuku Solomon Lewis Male
7 Isseneru Brando Joseph Male
7 Kangaruma Ronald Joseph Male
7 Tasserene John Spencer Male
7 Arau Kranner Jacobs Male
7 Kaikan Marlon Williams Male
7 Ominike/Kambaru James Edmonds Male
7 Chinoweing Jonah George Male
7 Wax Creek Lourna Williams Male
8 Taruka Orville Lazarus Male
8 Monkey Mountain Lincoln Singh Male
8 Paramakatoi Gideon John Male
8 Tuseneng Sabastian Scipio Male
8 Kamana Bonita Xavier Female
8 Waipa Norbert Andrew Male
8 Kaibarupai Emran Austin Male
8 Kopinang Fred Bill Male
9 Katoka Grennison Rogers Male
9 Semonie Denneuza Dorrick Male
9 Yupukari Russian Dorrick Male
9 Fly Hill Uriel Charles Male
9 Quatata Joseph Dorrick Male
9 Kaicumbay Ovid Brown Male
9 Shulinab Nicholas Fredericks Male
9 Quiko Ronald Ignatius Male
9 Potarinau Carl Albert Male
9 Katuur Brian Melville Male
9 Shriri Raymond Griffith Male
9 Baitoon Joesph Edwin Male
9 Parikwaranau Cyril Anthony Male
9 St. Ignatius Denis Benedict Male
9 Kumu Brenda Gomes Female
9 Quarrie Phillip Bareto Male
9 Nappi Guy Fredericks Male
9 Hiowa Sylvester Francis Male
9 Parishara Roy Andrew Male
9 Moco Moco James George Male
9 Yakarinta Jackson Joel Male
9 Massara Arnold Bartholomew Male
9 Kwaimatta Kevin Edwards Male
9 Toka Delano Davis Male
9 Annai Dristrict Zacharias Norman Male
9 Annai Zita Henrico Female
9 Wowetta Arnold Moses Male
9 Rupetee Suresh Andries Male
9 Kwatamang Lakeram Haynes Male
9 Surama Jackie Allicock Female
9 Fairview Martin Carter Male
9 Rewa Rudolph Edwards Male
9 Apoteri Kenny Thomas Male
10 Great Falls Nicole Daniels Female
10 Kimbia Rickey Boyle Male
10 Wiruni Wayvon King Male
10 Hururu Winsbert Benjamin Male
10 Wikki-Calcuni Ken Campbell Male
10 Malali Orlayne Williams Male
10 Muritaro Loretta Fiedtkou Female
10 SandHills Andre Lindy Male
10 Rockstone Flagan Carter Male
10 Riversview Keneth Edwards Male

 

This process of Village Council Elections began on May 15, 2018 and will run until June 15, 2018.

To be elected as a Toshao, a person must be eligible to stand as Councillor and should not have held the position for the two terms immediately preceding his or her nomination. These elections are held every three years.

By: Synieka Thorne.

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