been a while that I came this way. Thank God for keeping us till day. I hope
you had a wonderful Easter celebration- the holiday afforded me the opportunity
to visit different families I have not seen in recent times. It was a
norm, I will want to start with a little story about a retired man. The man
rose to become a C-Suite Executive in his hale days. He flew first class but
since he retired, he became a staunch flyer of the economy class whenever he
travelled. Let's discuss Officer vs Office.
officer is someone paid to occupy an office because of his expertise and value
addition to an organization. Many times, he is also enhanced through the
office. He has opportunities to travel at the company's expense and attend training
in ivy - league institutions. An officer could win awards and gain recognition
from different quarters. There are a lot of peeks associated with being a
office is the position available to any qualified person for a certain time.
Time in this context could a fixed duration for those elected and till
retirement for career officer. In colloquial terms in Nigeria, "soldier
go, soldier come; barracks remain".
of an office could either make or mar the occupant years after. In fact, his
children might partake of the good legacies, or otherwise, of their parents
while in office. It is wise to make judicious use of one's office to benefit
humanity in general.
will be said about you and I when we have relinquish our various offices. The
ball is in our court, let's play it right.
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