Shareholders task SEC new acting boss on market integrity

Shareholders on the Nigerian capital market, on Wednesday, urged the newly appointed Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC),  Abdul Zubair, to step up measures aimed at safeguarding market integrity

The shareholders said in Lagos that safeguarding the integrity of the capital market space should be the director-general’s priority to boost investor confidence.
The immediate past Zonal Secretary, Independent Shareholders Association of Nigeria (ISAN),  Bayo Adeleke, said that the commission’s boss should pursue policies aimed at strengthening investors’ confidence.
“SEC as a regulatory institution should continue its regulatory functions of safeguarding the integrity of the capital market space’’, Adeleke said.
He said that Zubair should continue its push for electronic dividend and ensure unbiased regulation of the market.

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