Deciding which candidate to vote into office is simply a matter of party affiliation for many people. Others, however, cast their votes or pull their resources, political structures to key behind a candidate based on specific characteristics they look for in such candidate of choice.
So what are the qualities or characteristics a good candidate candidate should possess as exemplified by Hon. Kehinde Odewunmi popularly known as O’kenny vying to represent the good people of Odeda State Constituency in the Ogun State House of Assembly in 2023 which made members of his political home, PDP beaming with confidence of victory at the poll ?
There are three fundamental principles in choosing a leader, especially when it comes to a country like Nigeria. Character, capacity, and energy are the most essential ingredients in picking a 21st century leader.
Investigations shows that O’kenny is Honest : Being honest can sometimes be difficult because it makes individuals vulnerable. It reveals who we really are and discloses our mistakes, which gives others the opportunity to criticize or reject openly. But in the case of Hon. O’kenny Honesty has helped to develop his character and build his credibility and trust, which are the foundation that helps evoke confidence and respect from those around him throughout his political sojourn.
O’kenny is Compassionate : It is the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something to alleviate that suffering that endeared him to many, While many see compassion as a weakness, O’kenny use his compassionate characteristic to converts knowledge to wisdom as a good political leader must do to see the needs of those he or she leads and to determine the course of action that would be of greatest benefit to all those involved.
O’kenny has integrity : A Political leader who possess integrity can be trusted because he or she never veers from inner values, even when it might benefit them to do so. The prospective House of Assembly candidate have the trust of his teeming followers because of his antecedents and won’t betrayed their trust, as they have affirmed to overtime.
O’kenny is Flexible : Talking about Flexibility as one of the qualities of Hon. Kehinde Odewunmi, he is known for his understanding the give-and-take aspects of politics, and the ability to find the common ground.
A Good politicians listen carefully to all sides, to not only hear their arguments but to especially learn what it will take on behalf of all parties involved to reach a consensus.
This characteristic allows Hon. Kehinde Odewunmi O’kenny stands out among his peers with the ability to recognize setbacks and criticism, to learn from them and move forward.
To this end, it is right so to say, with O’kenny, the people of Odeda State constituency are with a better shot at a secured future by voting massively for him in the forthcoming general elections to represent their interests at the Oke-mosan legislative building.