A critic and public analyst, Hon. Paul Amadi, has said that character is profoundly important in leadership and therefore could either make or break nations.
Amadi who made the disclosure while chatting with some newsmen at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos , warned against handing over power to men and women without character.
He insisted that the Nigerian society should first clearly understand what character is, saying it is the spring water or river that washes along virtue or vice and as such produces integrity, honesty, compassion, sense of fairness, and commitment, responsibility and sacrifice.
“No matter the so called capacity one has, if virtue is missing, what we have is a habitual criminal, unreliable and dishonest person.”
He further argued that at the core of Nigeria problems lies our willingness of fear of demanding that our leaders be well vetted before serving in office. “Like everything, our ethnical standards are low and poor that, we end up chorusing those…
Source: Leadership Newspaper