Sunday, 29 May

Chairman Odeneho Kwaku Appiah is not a man who takes all the glory

Feature Article
Chairman Odeneho Kwaku Appiah (COKA)

Team leadership, as Bishop Gideon Titi-Ofei defines it in his book Team Dynamics (21 ways to build, manage and lead effective teams) is the capacity to influence a group of people towards predetermined objectives.

The above definition synchronizes with the true meaning of a good leader and justifies to a larger extent what should be looked at in choosing leaders.

In party politics and society at large, the activities of individuals hold the key to the success or otherwise of the party or society. It is thus fairly grounded on this fact that good team leaders do not see the achievements of the team as their sole glory.

For instance, in listing their 24 tips for effective leadership, Hansen and Lester acknowledge that effective team leadership and a good team leader, for that matter, is one who “shares the kudos”.

They opine that effective team leaders must “share credit for team successes with the entire team, give credit where it is due, and not use the team as their vehicle to glory”.

In the few years of knowing Chairman Odeneho Kwaku Appiah (COKA) and his levelheaded leadership exploits at the Afigya Kwabre South Constituency, there can be no argument that he is an exception to those leaders who claim sole credit for the victory of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Ashanti region while relegating the efforts of all other patriots.

He knows what teamwork is and values it. 

His effective team leadership exhibited in the Afigya Kwabre South Constituency remains our evidence.

To this end, we encourage delegates and patriots of the NPP in Ashanti and beyond to believe in the COKA Cares All-Inclusive Agenda.

With Chairman Odeneho Kwaku Appiah, we shall break the eight and share the glory of the victory together.

Source: Reindolf Amankwa