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Notice of 58th Annual General Meeting

Sep 07, 2020

Notice of 58th Annual General Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the 58 Annual General Meeting of the Members of John Holt Plc will be held at Radisson Blu Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Tuesday 29th September, 2020 at 11.00 am to transact the following business:-

  1. To lay before the meeting, the Directors' Report and Financial Statements for the year ended 30 September 2019, the Report of the Auditors and the Audit Committee thereon.
  2. To re-elect Directors.

Special Notice is hereby given in accordance with S.256 of the Companies and Allied MattersAct of 2004 for the re-election of Mr Paul Newns as director of the company not withstandingthat he is over 70 years.

3. To authorize the Directors to fix the remuneration of the Auditors.

4. To elect members of the Audit Committee.


To consider and if thought fit, pass the following resolutions as ordinary resolutions of the company:

5. To authorize the Directors to fix the remuneration.

6. ''That the general mandate given to the company to enter into recurrent transaction with relatedparties for the day to day operations in compliance with NSE Rules Governing transaction withrelated parties or interested persons, be and is hereby renewed.


Ada Nkwocha (Mrs.)

Company Secretary

FRC No/2018/NBA/00000018998

25th of June, 2020

Registered Office Address

Plot 1609 Adeola Hopewell Street ,Victoria Island, Lagos.



1. Preparation: In view of the COVID – 19 pandemic, the restriction on social distancing andmassgathering measures instituted by Governments, the Company has under theguidelines issuedby the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), obtained the approval of theCAC to hold the AGMwith attendance by proxies. The proceedings of the meeting shall alsobe streamed live.

2. Proxy: In view of the COVID – 19 pandemic and Corporate Affairs Commission guidelinesevery member is entitled to attend and vote at the meeting and may appoint a proxy to attendand vote instead of him/her; the proxy/proxies need not be a member(s) of the Company. Allinstruments of proxy must be deposited at the registered Office of the Company at Plot 1609,Adeola Hopewell, Victoria Island, Lagos (or ankwocha@jhplc.com) or at the office of theRegistrars, Greenwich Registrars and Data Solutions Limited, 274, Murtala Mohammed Way,Yaba Lagos, P.M.B 12717, Lagos or via E-mail: info@gtlregistrars.com not later than 48 hoursbefore the time of the meeting. The Company shall bear the cost of stamp duties on theinstruments of proxy. Consequently, a member entitled to attend and vote at the AGM isadvised to select from the under listed proposed proxies to attend and vote in his/her stead.

i. Chief Christopher Ikechi Ezeh

ii. Sir Sunny Nwosu

iii. Chief Timothy Adesiyan

3.Closure of Register of Members and Transfer Books: The Register of Members andTransferBooks of the company will be closed from Monday 14th September 2020 to Friday18th ofSeptember 2020 both dates inclusive, for the purpose of updating the Register ofMembers.

4.Nomination for the Audit Committee: In accordance with Section 359(5) of the CompaniesandAllied Matters Act, CAP C.20 LFN, 2004, a shareholder may nominate anothershareholder forappointment as member of the Audit Committee by giving notice in writingof such nominationto the Company Secretary at least 21 days before the Annual GeneralMeeting.

5.Unclaimed Dividends and Certificates: All unclaimed dividends (as at June 2005) becamestatute barred on the 18 of June 2017 by virtue of section 385 of the Companies and AlliedMatters Act, CAP C. 20 LFN, 2004.

6.Rights of Securities' Holders to ask Questions: Securities' Holders have a right to askquestionsnot only at the Meeting, but also in writing prior to the Meeting and suchquestions should beaddressed to the Company Secretary and submitted at the Company'sregistered office at leasta week before the Meeting.

7.Electronic Annual Report: The soft copy of the 2019 Annual Report is our website and sent toour shareholders who have provided their email addresses to the Registrars. Shareholders whoare interested in receiving the soft copy of the 2019 Annual Report should request via email toinfo@gtlregistrars.com

8. Streaming: The Annual General Meeting will be streamed live from the following social channels:

   i. Website: Visit John Holt Website!