NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the 55th Annual General Meeting of the Members of John Holt Plc will be held at Golden Royale Hotel, Independence Layout, Enugu, Enugu State, on Thursday 27th of July 2017 at 10.00am to transact the following business:
1.To lay before the meeting, the report of Directors, Financial Statements for the year ended 30th September 2016 and the Report of the Auditors and the Audit Committee thereon.
2.To re-elect Directors.
3.To authorize the Directors to fix the remuneration of the Auditors.
4.To elect members of the Audit Committee.
5.To consider and pass the following resolution as an ordinary resolution of the company inaccordance with the rules on transactions with related parties issued by the Nigeria StockExchange: “That the general mandate given to the Company to enter into necessarytransaction with related parties be and is hereby approved”.
1.Nomination for the Audit Committee: The Audit Committee consists of 3 Shareholdersand 3 Directors. As stipulated by Section 359(5) of The Companies and Allied Matters Act,CAP C.20 LFN, 2004, any member may nominate a shareholder to stand for election to theAudit Committee by giving notice in writing of such nomination to reach the CompanySecretary at least 21 days before the Annual General Meeting.
2.Proxy: Every member is entitled to attend and vote at the meeting and may appoint a proxyto attend and vote on his/her behalf. A proxy form is enclosed and the executed form shouldarrive at the office of the Registrars, GTL Registrars Limited, 274, Murtala Muhammed Way,Alagomeji Yaba, Lagos, not less than 48 hours before the meeting. To be effective and validfor the purpose of voting at the meeting or any adjournment thereof, the proxy form should beduly stamped by the Commissioner of Stamp Duties in accordance with the Stamp Duties Act,Cap 411 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 1990.
3.Closure of Register of Members and Transfer Books: The Register of Members and Transfer Books of the company will be closed from Monday 26th June 2017 to Friday 30thJune 2017, both dates inclusive, for the purpose of updating the Register of Members.
4.Unclaimed Dividends and Certificates: A number of unclaimed dividend warrants andshare certificates have been returned to our Registrars. The list of such members affectedare published on the company’s website, and they are advised to write or call the companyRegistrars, GTL Registrars 274, Murtala Muhammed Way, Alagomeji Yaba, Lagos.
5.Rights of Securities’ Holders to ask Questions: Securities’ Holders have a right to ask questions not only at the Meeting, but also in writing prior to the Meeting and such questions must be submitted to the Company on or before Thursday 27th day of July 2017.
By Order of the Board
Nkem Anaedu (Mrs.)
27th April 2017