Thomas Kerr declared his party are the only ones ready to combat the Scottish National Party’s tight grip on the country.
Ruth Davidson, the leader of the Scottish Tories, has led the campaign against the nationalist leaders of Holyrood.
She has fended off Ms Sturgeon and her team's so attempts to grab extra powers from Westminster in protest against Brexit.
Now Ms Davidson's party will be looking to mount a challenge on the SNP when the country votes in the local council elections on May 4.
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Mr Kerr, who is hoping to be elected in Shettleston, Glasgow, sent a stern warning to his nationalist opposition.
He said: “You can have a councillor who have a local voice and is a local champion in me.
“You can have a councillor who is obsessed with independence and focused standing up for the SNP, or a failed Labour councillor who has been there for the past five years and done nothing.”
Mr Kerr promised to address “local issues” like roads, education and public safety.
He added: “If elected, I’ll make sure I’m your voice, make sure I’m standing up you and the people of the east end of Glasgow.
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“It is about time we had a local voice and local champions standing up for the people.”
However, it is likely Ms Davidson and her Conservative colleagues will struggle in Scotland after a recent round of polling shows her lagging behind Ms Sturgeon.
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Polling by Lord Ashcroft asked participants to rate political leaders from 0 to 100. Fifty-four per cent rated Ms Davidson below the 50 mark, giving her a -21 per cent approval rating.
By contrast, Ms Sturgeon was the only Scottish political leader with a positive approval rating, polled by be 11 per cent.
Labour also suffered a tough time with their Scottish leader Kezia Dugdale languishing at -41 per cent. UK leader Jeremy Corbyn suffered a -51 per cent rating from Scots.