Monday, December 7, 2020 / 5:00 PM / NSE / Header Image Credit: Premium Times NG
Pursuant to the directive of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) this is to update Oando PLC's (referred to as "Oando" or the "Company") shareholders and stakeholders of the delay in the release of the Company's 2020 Q3 Unaudited Financial Statements ("2020 Q3 UFS) by the due date of November, 20 2020 (as extended) and as prescribed by the NSE Rules on Filing of Accounts and Treatment of Default Filing.
The inability of the Company to meet its 2020 Q3 UFS NSE Filing of Accounts obligation by the stipulated due date is as a result of the indefinite suspension of the Company's 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM).
On July, 20, 2020 by way of an official press statement the Company had informed our stakeholders that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) notified the public and Oando on Monday, June 10, 2019, that, further to the Ex-parte Order of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos in Suit No: FHC/L/Cs/910/19 in Mr. Jubril Adewale Tinubu & Anor v Securities & Exchange Commission & Anor, it had suspended the Company's 2018 AGM till further notice.
Following the SEC's suspension of Oando's AGM, the Company has been unable to appoint Auditors to commence an audit exercise into the Company's 2019 accounts.
The suspension of the AGM, has resulted in the following amongst other things:
Oando PLC apologizes for any inconveniences caused and will update the market on the outcome of the above-mentioned case in due course.
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