Leadership is about quality representation of followers and a desire to bring about a positive turn around.
This is usually driven by those who are not part of the old guard but a new breed of proven leaders, who use power for the so purpose of providing efficient and effective leadership especially in troubling times.
These are individuals who do not seek power but who have authority conferred on them by others who value their judgement, trust, capability to deliver and who will not compromise credibility.
Prof. Olusola Kolapo Eleka is one and he stands tall among others. What makes Prof. Eleka one of the respectable and charismatic & good political leader for this time ?
First, he is someone who serves as an example of integrity in office and loyalty to the people he represents, both to the public and to other political leaders .
He is also someone with good communication and inter-personal skills, who can work with different range of other people, regardless of their political party or opinion, to achieve the greatest good for the general population.
Furthermore, he is someone who can resist the various temptations and lures of the political arena, like the Biblical Daniel. He has a strong character, with a good conscience and right conviction to do the right thing in a right way and in a right manner cum approach.
Prof. Eleka is someone willing to listen to the needs of the common people and to represent them faithfully, in a form of participatory decision making.
One great attribute is that he has the courage to stand up and say what needs to be said – rather than just tell the general public what it wants to hear.
He is willing to make difficult (and possibly unpopular) decisions for the greater good.
Prof. Kolapo is an effective political leader. We know him. He’s not weak.
An effective political leader like Professor Eleka, possesses a leadership style that focuses on coalition, building, inspiration and motivation.
His great negotiations skills has brought development and growth to sectors he has managed.
Furthermore, Professor Eleka’s persuasion skills has endeared many to him making them see from the lens of development and growth than that of regrets and wishful thinking.
Conclusively, Eleka is a trusted and decent political leader, who will never fail us.