Dakuku @50 book launch postponed to March 25




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– The launch of the “Strategic Turnaround” written by Dr. Dakuku Peterside and a public lecture to mark 50th birthday earlier scheduled for Thursday 28 January 2021 at the Hall of the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, will now hold on Thursday, 25 March 2021 at the same venue.


The postponement, which was reached after extensive consultations with relevant , is part of measures to curtail the rising cases of the wave of infections of the Covid-19 pandemic as the list of confirmed attendees was already in excess of the allowable limit dictated by the protocols put in place by the Presidential Task (PTF).
The pubic lecture organised by the Development and Leadership Institute (DLI), Business Day and Leadership newspapers, is titled ‘Security and Economic Growth: Leadership in Challenging Times’ and will be delivered by Professor Umaru Zulum, Governor of State.
The Joint Organising Committee has been closely monitoring the outlook of the Nation’s Covid-19 trajectory, and how it would likely impact the event. It has therefore become evident that this event would not hold as earlier scheduled and the inconveniences are highly regretted.
Given the number of confirmations of participation received and the sheer interest generated in this , this postponement has been a truly difficult decision to make. Nonetheless, we recognize that it is the most responsible option at such a . We sincerely apologize to all those who have already made travel plans.
We wish to thank everyone who has supported us right from the start especially those who have already pre-ordered copies. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to welcoming you at the event on Thursday March 25.
‘Strategic Turnaround, the story of a ’ chronicles the transformation of the Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) under the watch of Dr. Peterside who was its Director-General from 2016 to 2020.