Tonye Princewill

Rehearsal , callisthenic flag bearers  during the rehearsal ahead of Presidential Inauguration at Eagle Square Abuja Wednesday . Photo : Gbemiga Olamikan

Passion as a political resource (2)

IF I had the “leaders” in one room, I would also try to make them understand and appreciate the importance of symbols—subtle but powerful communication media, to which we pay little attention in this country.

Symbols represent beliefs. They are, therefore, clues to what goes on in the psyche. They are abstract indicators that cue us into what course of action we ought to take in a given situation.

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