Osun West Senatorial District cannot afford to waste the Senatorial seat again.
In the past, incompetent leadership cum poor representations in our Senatorial District have done more to change the face of our Senatorial District negatively.
The World has grown more complicated and more volatile and making intelligent decisions by the people in charge has never been more crucial.
What causes us bad representations and how can we stop it?
The answer is simple. If we want better representation, there will be need for us to look at our ways of choosing candidates.
If incompetence were all we had to worry about when it comes to bad representations, we could count ourselves lucky.
But bad representations are frequently dangerous, even deadly to our Senatorial District.
Another thing to look at is godfatherism outside the Senatorial District.
He who pays the pipers, dictates the tunes”
Some of our representatives especially from our Senatorial District, when they get to power, tend to be controlled by their godfathers even from outside the Senatorial District, should we continue with such system?
We may have stumbled on luck to drive home the much needed changes, as one of the current aspirants for the Senatorial seat ticks the necessary boxes for the job.
SOME OF THE QUALITIES FOUND IN DR. GBENGA SALAWU IWEOKARI
STEADFASTNESS : Dr. Gbenga Salawu IweOKari was once manipulated out of a contest and he did not abandon the party like many politicians will do.
He has, rather, always been on ground and participating in all party activities despite the distance between his place of work and Nigeria.
He is neither an impromptu nor opportunistic aspirant.
EXPERIENCE : He is vastly experienced in Politics, Management, Diplomacy and Organizational Leadership.
He is well exposed internationally.
HONESTY AND INTEGRITY : The Supreme quality of leadership is unarguably, integrity.
Honesty and integrity are two important ingredients which make Dr. Gbenga Salawu IweOKari a good leader.
ACCOUNTABILITY : When it comes to accountability, he’s well know for being accountable without grandstanding or playing to the gallery.
He takes little more than his share of the blame, and little less than his share of the credit in accomplished projects.
DECISION-MAKING CAPABILITIES : Apart from having a futuristic vision, Dr. IweOKari has the ability to take right decisions at right times without yielding to any negative or subversive external influences.
GOOD COMMUNICATOR : A good communicator can be a good leader especially in matters of legislation and diplomacy.
Words have the power to motivate people and make them achieve seemingly impossible feats.
COMMITMENT AND PASSION :
Dr. IweOKari has been described as being committed to every assignment assigned to him within and outside the party. He believes that, when your teammates see you getting your hands busy, they will also give their best shots at endeavours .
EMPATHY : He is a leader that always puts himself into the condition of others. Unfortunately, most leaders follow a dictatorial style and are not empathetic.
Dr. IweOKari understands the problems of his followers, feeling their pains and always working hard to provide suitable solutions to their problems according to his capacity.
RESILIENT : “When the going gets tough, the tough gets going” is a popular saying.
He is resilient and have a positive attitude. Irrespective of how difficult the circumstances may be, you will find him rallying his followers positively.
While some people are busy in complaining about problems, he always focuses on the solutions.
EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE :
With his good emotional intelligence, Dr. IweOKari controls his emotions, this prevents such negative emotions from influencing his decision-making.
HUMILITY : According to Dr. IweOKari “Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real” Many people can testify to his high level humility.
TRANSPARENCY : One of the best qualities of this aspirant is his transparency.
He doesn’t hide information but open to all. This endears him to many people keeps his support base rising daily.
VISION AND PURPOSE : Dr. Gbenga Salawu is a visionary leader
” A Good leader creates a vision, articulates the vision, passionately owns the vision and relentlessly drive it to completion.
CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION : Innovations distinguish a great leader.
Dr. IweOKari is creative, and innovative.
Creative thinking and constant innovations make him stand out from the crowd.
He thinks out of the box to come up with unique ideas and turn those ideas and goals into reality.
Above all, our leaders should go for a candidate that is dynamic and vibrant with specific interest in what will benefit the people of Osun West Senatorial district like Dr. IweOKari.
They should expect an amiable person who is also responsible and will not become unapproachable or feel superior in anyway to his constituents.
These are the qualities in him.
In short, people should expect IweOkari that they have always known and loved, now in action working for them.