West African Minerals appoints Bradford Mills as Executive Chairman

Isle of Man – West African Minerals Corporation (AIM: WAFM) today announces the following restructure of the Board of Directors.

Bradford A Mills is appointed Executive Chairman of the Company with immediate effect. Jim Mellon will remain on the Board as a non-executive Director. Denham Eke will leave the Board but will remain as CFO. Both Mr Mellon and Mr Eke have accordingly relinquished their recent share option awards. Anton Mauve remains Managing Director and Gerard Holden remains a non-executive director.

Mr. Mills, with extensive mining experience, has taken the chair as the Company builds on its recent exploration success.

About West African Minerals Corporation

West African Minerals Corporation (AIM: WAFM) is an iron ore mining and exploration group focused on West Africa with interests in iron ore exploration permits in Cameroon and Sierra Leone. Through its 100 per cent owned subsidiary Compagnie Minière du Cameroun SA, WAFM owns five exploration licenses in Cameroon covering a total block of approximately 4,100 square kilometres and spanning the coast to the large scale eastern deposits. Maiden Inferred Mineral Resources have been reported at the near-coastal Binga and the South Djadom licenses. The Sierra Leone licences comprise five exploration licenses with potential for enriched hematite schists typical of the Marampa Group over a total Block of approximately 687 square kilometres. 

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