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Notice is hereby given that the 15th Annual General Meeting of Courteville Business Solutions Plc will hold at The Legation Hall, 38 Commercial Avenue, Sabo, Yaba, Lagos, Lagos on Monday, 27th of July, 2020 at 11.00 am to transact the following businesses:
Ordinary Business: -
1. Compliance with COVID-19 Related Directives and Guidelines
The Federal Government of Nigeria, State Governments, Health Authorities and Regulatory Agencies have issued a number of guidelines and directives aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria. Particularly, the Lagos State Government prohibited the gathering of more than 20 people, while the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) issued Guidelines on Holding AGM of Public Companies by Proxy. The convening and conduct of the AGM shall be done in compliance with these directives and guidelines.
A member entitled to attend and vote at the Annual General Meeting is also entitled to appoint a proxy to attend and vote in his/her stead. A proxy need not be a member of the Company. To be valid, a proxy form must be completed and duly stamped by the Commissioner of Stamp Duties and returned to the Registrar, EDC Registrars, 23, Olusoji Idowu Street, Ilupeju, Lagos or firstname.lastname@example.org, not less than 48 hours before the fixed time of the meeting.
3. Attendance by Proxy
In line with CAC Guidelines, attendance of the AGM shall be by proxy only. Shareholders are required to appoint a proxy of their choice from the list of nominated proxies below:
i. Mr. Afam Edozie;
ii. Dr. Adebola Akindele;
iii. Mr. Moses Ogundeji
iv. Mr. Lawrence Jiduwa
4. Stamping of Proxy
The Company has made arrangements, at its cost, for the stamping of the duly completed and signed proxy forms submitted to the Company's Registrars within the stipulated time.
5. E-Dividend Mandate
Shareholders are kindly requested to update their records and advise EDC Registrars of their updated records and relevant bank accounts for the payment of their dividends. Detachable forms in respect of mandate for e-dividend payment, unclaimed/stale dividend payment and shareholder data update is attached to the Annual Report for convenience. The afore-mentioned forms can also be downloaded from the Company's website at www.courtevillegroup.com of from EDC Registrars website at www.edcregistras.com.ng. The duly completed forms should be returned to EDC Registrars, 23, Olusoji Idowu Street, Ilupeju, Lagos.
6. Closure of Register
Notice is hereby given that the Register of Members of the Company will be closed on Monday 13th July, 2020 for the purpose of preparing an up-to-date Register of Members.
7. Biographical details of Directors for Election/Re-election
In accordance with the provisions of the Articles of Association, the only Directors due to retire by rotation is Mr. Olufemi Adekoya. The retiring Director, being eligible, offered himself for re-election.
The biographical details of the Director seeking for re-election is available on page 49 of the Annual Report and also on the Company's website at www.courtevillegroup.com.
8. Nomination to the Statutory Audit Committee
The Audit Committee consist of two Shareholders and two Directors. Any member may nominate a shareholder as a member of the Audit Committee by giving notice in writing of such nomination to the Company Secretary, Jackson, Etti & Edu of 3-5 Sinari Daranijo Street, off Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos at least twenty-one days before the Annual General Meeting. The Code of Corporate Governance issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission stipulates that members of the Audit Committee should have basic financial literacy and should be able to read financial statements. Consequently, a detailed curriculum vitae confirming the nominee's qualification should be submitted with each nomination.
9. E-Annual Report
The electronic version of the Annual Report is available at www.courtevillegroup.com. Shareholders who have provided their email addresses to the Registrar will receive the electronic version of the Annual Report via email.
10. Right of Shareholders to Ask Questions
Shareholders and other holders of the Company's securities reserve the right to ask questions, not only at the meeting, but also in writing prior to and after the meeting on any item contained in the Annual Report and Accounts. Such question must be submitted to the Company on or before 13th July, 2020.
11. Live Streaming of the AGM
To enable shareholders and other stakeholders who will not be attending physically to follow the proceedings, the AGM will be streamed live from the following social media channels: Website â€“ https://www.courtevillegroup.com
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