One of the leading engineering companies in the country, Gigaplus Plc has held its 2023 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in person in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
Apparently aware that not everyone will be able to attend the AGM physically, the management of the firm also made provision for a virtual option.
Maritime Bits checks revealed that this virtual option provided an opportunity for shareholders, regulators, company directors, and the media, amongst other stakeholders, who could not physically attend the AGM to fully participate.
A statement issued by the firm and made available to Maritime Bits stated that the AGM provided an opportunity for shareholders of the company and members of its board to share exchanges on discussions around its financial performance, operational achievements as well as future growth strategies.
The presentation of the audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2022 provided an opportunity for the Chairman of the Board, Engr. Mayen Adetiba, FNSE to assure shareholders of the board’s commitment to ensuring the growth of the company and its new strategic direction.
One of the highpoints of the AGM was the election of three new members to join the board of the company. They are Engr. George Chukwulewa Okoroma, Engr. (Dr) Samson Opaluwah, and Engr. (Prof.) Babagana Mohammed.
The board also accepted the retirement of three persons namely, Engr. Saidu Njidda, Engr. Ali A Rabiu and Engr. Cyprian Nwachukwu from its membership.
Another highlight of the AGM was the election of the former Executive Director, Marine and Operations, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Engr. David Kabokeme Omonibeke, FNSE as the new Chairman of the board upon the expiration of Adetiba’s tenure as its Chairman.
In his acceptance speech, Omonibeke expressed the board’s unwavering commitment to achieving the set goals and objectives for the establishment of the company.
He assured shareholders and stakeholders of the company’s dedication to navigating challenges and fostering sustainable growth.
According to the Bayelsa State born engineer, this strategic shift in board leadership signifies a new chapter for Gigaplus Plc. It emphasizes its resilience, transparency and a commitment to delivering value to all stakeholders.