Following an exchange of correspondence between the Nigerian Stock Exchange (the primary Exchange on which Oando is listed) and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, the latter has suspended trading on Oando shares.
The action, which happened on Thursday, followed the NSE’s earlier suspension on the oil major as directed by the Nigerian capital market apex regulator – the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The JSE, which confirmed the development, hinged its move on an exchange of correspondence between it and the Nigerian Exchange.
Justifying its action, the South African-based Exchange was quoted to have said, “The company has received communication from its primary listing, the Nigerian Stock Exchange, that the Securities and Exchange Commission has issued a directive to immediately suspend the trading of Oando shares, a directive to which the NSE has complied.
“The JSE has accordingly suspended trading of the Oando shares with effect from 09:00am SA time,…