The Management of Sahel Standard newspaper has announced the postponement of her 2017 African Leadership and Award programme earlier slated for July 20.
In a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja, the management of the company cited request from two foreign dignitaries as reasons for the postponement.
While apologizing to dignitaries and awardees, the Management said a new date will be announced in due course while invited guests will be directly notified of the change of date.
The statement signed by the Publisher of the newspaper, Mallam Olawale Rasheed noted that the a new date will be announced after ongoing consultations with other stakeholders in the programme.
The African Leadership Lecture is a programme of Sahel Standard newspaper and a coalition of ten civil society organizations.