“Now a new king arose over Egypt who did not know Joseph.” Exodus 1:8
Solomon advises, “Do not forget your friends or your father’s friends.” This is because power is only cross-generational when it is oiled by personal relationships or marriage.
When you see businessmen and women trooping to visit new ministers or presidents, they are extending their relevance from the previous generation to the current one. That they found favour in one administration, does not guarantee they will do so in the next. When you see people attending old boys’ or girls’ meetings; some go to reminisce, the cunning go to strengthen networks, the wise do both.
That you found favour in one political dispensation, does not guarantee you will do so in the next. Click To Tweet