Chairman of Leadership Group, publishers of Leadership newspaper, Mr Sam Nda-Isaiah, will step down as chairman from today, Wednesday.
In a statement issued by the Group Managing Director of the company, Azubuike Ishiekwene, on behalf of the board, Mr Sam Nda-Isaiah decided to step down after months of consultations with his family, friends and associates to answer a national call.
The statement further stated that a new chairman would be announced shortly.
“Mr Sam Nda-Isaiah is stepping down to contest for the presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC)”, the statement read.
It added that “editors have agreed that Nda-Isaiah could maintain his Monday column for now. While he bears full responsibility for what he writes, the views of the newspaper are not necessarily his own”.
The management of Leadership newspaper noted that “As Nda-Isaiah steps out to answer a national call, we wish him good speed and success and promise the public that this would be the Leadership they have always know”.