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Oando Energy Resources announces Director resignation

CALGARY, Alberta, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Oando Energy Resources Inc. ("OER" or the "Company") (TSX:OER), a company focused on oil exploration and production in Nigeria, today announced the resignation of Ian Gray from the Company's Board of Directors with immediate effect. OER's Board now consists of seven directors, four of which are independent.

"With sincere regrets I announce my resignation with immediate effect from the Board of Directors of OER, due to medical reasons," said Ian Gray. "I have very much enjoyed the time that I have served on the Board and wish the Company great success in the future."

"We appreciate Ian's contribution to the OER Board of Directors and have undoubtedly benefited from his many years of experience," said Wale Tinubu, Chairman of OER. "We wish Ian all the best in the future and will update the market once the Board selects a candidate to fill his vacancy."

About Oando Energy Resources Inc. (OER)

OER currently has a broad suite of producing, development and exploration properties in the Gulf of Guinea (predominantly in Nigeria) with current production of approximately 3,070 barrels of oil per day. OER has been specifically structured to take advantage of current opportunities for indigenous companies in Nigeria, which currently has the largest population in Africa, and one of the largest oil and gas resources in Africa.

Forward Looking Statements:

This news release contains forward-looking statements and forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws.  The use of any of the words "expect", "anticipate", "continue", "estimate", "objective", "ongoing", "may", "will", "project", "should", "believe", "plans", "intends" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking information or statements.  In particular, this news release contains forward-looking statements relating to intended acquisitions.

Although the Company believes that the expectations and assumptions on which such forward-looking statements and information are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements and information because the Company can give no assurance that such statements and information will prove to be correct. Since forward-looking statements and information address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties.

Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks. These include, but are not limited to: risks related to international operations, the actual results of current exploration and drilling activities, changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined and the future price of crude oil. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive.

There is no certainty that any portion of the resources referred to herein will be discovered and, if discovered, there is no certainty that it will be commercially viable to produce any portion of the resources.

Additional information on these and other factors that could affect the Company's financial results are included in reports on file with applicable securities regulatory authorities and may be accessed through the SEDAR website (http://www.sedar.com) for the Company. The forward-looking statements and information contained in this news release are made as of the date hereof and the Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless so required by applicable securities laws.

For further information:
Pade Durotoye, CEO
Oando Energy Resources Inc.
pdurotoye@oandoenergyresources.com
+1-403-561-1713

Tokunboh Akindele
Head Investor Relations
Oando Energy Resources Inc.
takindele@oandoenergyresources.com
+1-403-560-7450

Jeremy Dietz/David Feick
Investor Relations
+1-403-218-2833
jdietz@equicomgroup.com
dfeick@equicomgroup.com

SOURCE Oando Energy Resources Inc.



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