Key points on Wuhan Coronavirus
Mode of transmission
Signs and symptoms
This new strain appears to be mild to severe respiratory symptoms like cough and breathing difficulties, fever, chest pain, headache, sore throat palpitations, kidney failure, pneumonia. From current evidence, it appears that death is a rare outcome.
There is no specific treatment for this new strain yet. However, many symptoms are treated as the appear.
Nigeria’s preparedness and response
The Centre for Disease Control has set up a multisectoral technical group that assesses and manages the risk of importation to Nigeria in collaboration with the World Health organization.
The port Health service unit of the federal ministry of health in Nigeria has been placed on high alert and has heightened screening measures at the point of entries into Nigeria. Travelers from China to Nigeria have been put on checks including temperature checks as well as direct any symptomatic passengers to health facilities for follow up.
How to protect yourself
To reduce the risk, we should:
Key points on Lassa Fever
Signs and symptoms:
Lassa fever presents with symptoms and signs similar to those of many febrile illnesses such as malaria. Signs include fever, muscle aches, sore throat, nausea, vomiting, chest and abdominal pain.
What we need to do:
1. To receive the Audited Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2018 and the Report of the Directors, Auditor’s Report and the Audit Committee Report thereon.
2. To declare a Dividend.
3. To re-elect the following Directors retiring by rotation:
I. Mr. Ibrahim Dikko
II. Mr. Olakunle Ade-Ojo
4. To authorise the Directors to fix the remuneration of the Auditors.
5. To elect members of the Audit Committee in accordance with Section 359  of the Companies and Allied Matters Act, CAP C20, 2004.
6. To fix the remuneration of Directors.
A member entitled to attend and vote at the Annual General Meeting is entitled to appoint a proxy to attend and vote instead of him. A proxy need not be a member of the Company.
All instruments of proxy duly stamped by the Commissioner of Stamp Duties in accordance with the Stamp Duties Act should be deposited with the Registrars, Meristem Registrars and Probate Services Limited at 213, Herbert Macaulay Way, Sabo, Yaba, Lagos, not later than 48 hours before the time for holding the meeting. A Corporate body being member of the Company is required to execute a proxy under seal.
If approved, dividend will be payable on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at the rate of 35kobo per every 50kobo ordinary share, to shareholders whose names appear in the Register of Members at the close of business on Thursday, April 11, 2019 (bringing total Dividend paid for 2018 financial year to 45kobo), subject to deduction of appropriate withholding tax. Shareholders who have completed the e-Dividend Mandate Forms will receive a direct credit of the dividend into their bank accounts on the day of the Annual General Meeting (Wednesday, April 24, 2019).
Shareholders are kindly requested to update their records and advise Meristem Registrars and Probate Services Limited of their updated records and relevant bank accounts for the payment of their dividends. A detachable form in respect of mandate for e-dividend payment is attached to the Annual Report for convenience. The aforementioned form can also be downloaded from the Company’s website at www.custodianplc.com.ng or from Meristem Registrars and Probate Services Limited’s website www.meristemregistrars.com.
The duly completed forms should be returned to Meristem Registrars and Probate Services Limited, 213, Herbert Macaulay Way, Yaba, Lagos.
Shareholders are hereby informed that some dividend warrants have remained unclaimed or are yet to be presented for payment. Affected shareholders are advised to contact the Registrars, Meristem Registrars and Probate Services Limited at 213, Herbert Macaulay Way, Sabo, Yaba, Lagos.
Notice is hereby given that the Register of Members and Transfer Books of the Company will be closed from Friday, April 12, 2019 to Wednesday, April 17, 2019 [both dates inclusive].
Biographical details of Directors standing for re-election are provided in the Annual Report.
A copy of this Notice and other information relating to the meeting can be found on the Company’s website www.custodianplc.com.ng.
Securities’ holders have a right to ask questions not only at the Meeting, but also in writing prior to the Meeting and such questions must be submitted to the Company at 16A, Commercial Avenue, Sabo, Lagos on or before April 17, 2019.
In accordance with Section 359 of the Companies and Allied Matters Act, CAP C20 2004 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 at least 21 days before the Annual General Meeting.
By order of the Board
Custodian Trustees Limited
Dated this March 21, 2019