First Bank Holdings Plc has filed a notice with the exchange disclosing that the Group’s Financial Statements for the period ended September 30, 2021 is currently being audited and is expected to be released by the ending of November.
The notice read, “FBN Holdings Plc wishes to notify the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) that the Group is currently undertaking the interim audit of its financial statements for the period ended September 30, 2021”.
Hence, the bank will be unable to submit the financial statements of its operations for the third quarter on October 29, 2021, as previously expected. The financial statements for the period under review will be released and filed with the exchange after the audit is concluded, the notice said.
The group expects that the audited financial statements will be submitted to the Nigerian Exchange (NGX) by November 29, 2021, after the audit has been concluded and the approval of the CBN has been secured.
Furthermore, the bank stated that the trading window for dealing in the company’s shares remains closed to all insiders and their connected persons until twenty-four hours after the release of the audited financial statements.