Media interactions offer leaders the opportunity to reel out their policies and programmes, explain them and to feel the pause of their subjects on certain critical issues. Most importantly, it offers a feedback which is a critical element of communication.
Our elders have a saying that it is not when a tree falls that it gets infested with ants. They also say that a sinner is always on the run when no one is chasing him.
I was still thinking of what the new Ministry of Happiness and Couples' Fulfillment would entail, whether they would just duplicate the roles of the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, or anything like that, or take away the Welfare unit and hand them over to the new Happiness Ministry.
The real essence of life is to be happy and to fulfill one's purpose in life. Government officials are elected to address this. This is the very reason people elect their leaders to guarantee their happiness and purpose fulfillment. A great leader therefore, is one who provides happiness to the people. Unfortunately, this vital element of our social lives has not been properly addressed.