OOPC holds 40th virtual AGM amidst COVID-19

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Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc., has held it fortieth Annual General Meeting (AGM) amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

The AGM which was held in Lagos attracted less than 20 participants physically present at the venue of the meeting in line with the federal government’s restriction on gatherings of persons due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Other stakeholders of the company from within and outside the country had earlier before the meeting sent their proxy through those present while they watch the meeting via a virtual connectivity through the company’s website, www.okomunigeria.com.

Some Non Executive Directors watched the live proceedings of the meeting from the office of the Managing Director.

Those who attended the meeting at the main estate include, the Esogban of Benin, Chief David Edebiri, Mr. Peter Eguasa (JP), Rev. Leonard Ohenhen, Rev. Andrew Imadu, the Company’s Chief Internal Auditor, Mr. Wilfred Okoro, State Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Agriculture and Allied Employees, Mr. Benson Imasuen and his Okomu branch counterpart, Mr. Kennedy Onyesom.

Some of the resolution at the end of the 40 th AGM was the re-election of Mr. Peter Eguasa (JP), Mr. Luc Boedt as non executive directors as well as Mr. Asue Ighodaro as Independent Non Executive Director. Also Mr. Leonard Ohenhen, Mr. Igbrude Moses and Mr. Imade Andrew were also returned as members of the Audit Committee.

A dividend of 2 naira per share was announced.