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COMMENT | As tortoises overtake hare, right leaders needed for boost

COMMENT | As we are nearing the time for the general election as in every democratic nation, there will be the inevitable scramble for seats, search for constituencies, and the formation of alliances.

The objective is to win enough seats, either by one group or by alliances among groups, to be the majority.

The objective is only to form a government among themselves, to even decide before the elections itself the allocation of cushy government and cabinet posts. These serve as "baits" and "potential rewards".

Of course, there will be the de rigueur (mandatory) manifestos, full of sweet promises to do anything and everything to fish for votes.

After it is all over, however, the people and their collective interests are hardly the main agendas of the government.

All that is clear, is that...

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