Audited result for the year ended 31st December 2008 shows Turnover of N145,462 million as against N111,748 million in 2007. Profit after tax stood at N25,701 million compared with N18,943 million in 2007. The Directors are recommending a final dividend of N0.50 per share. The date of closure of register of members is March 30, 2009 while payment date would be May 21, 2009. The stock price had on October 9, 2008 and December 29, 2008 been adjusted for interim dividends of N1.00 and N1.90 per share respectively, thus bringing the total cash dividend to N3.40 per share. The 63rd Annual General Meeting of Shareholders is scheduled to hold at Grand Banquet Hall, Civic Centre, Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, Opposite 1004 Estate, Victoria Island Lagos on May 20, 2009 by 10.00a.m.