The shareholders of Access Holdings Plc approved the management’s final dividend payout of N1.30 at the Pan-African banking institution’s inaugural Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Lagos yesterday.
The approved payment is in addition to the interim dividend of N0.20 kobo per ordinary share paid at the halfway point of the fiscal year.
Mrs. Bisi Bakare, President of the Pragmatic Shareholders Association, spoke during the meeting and praised management for increasing gross earnings above the N1 trillion mark while sustaining dividend distribution, emphasizing the Group’s increase in total assets.
Earlier in the meeting, Mr. Bababode Osunkoya, Group Chairman of Access Holdings, stated that 2022 will be a year of unprecedented challenges for Access Holdings and society as a whole.
A crucial component of our strategy over the next five years is to become a top-five financial services provider in Africa by 2027.”We will build a large, diversified company, by consolidating our wholesale franchise and embedding ourselves firmly in the retail market.