January 14, 2019, North Vancouver, BC – Lion One Metals Limited (TSX-V: LIO) (OTCQX: LOMLF) (ASX:LLO) (“Lion One” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the results of its AGM held at the Company’s North Vancouver head office on December 18, 2018.
According to the scrutineer’s report, 98 shareholders were present at the Meeting, in person or by proxy, representing 56,660,382 common shares or 55.27% of the 102,522,044 common shares outstanding on the October 29, 2018 record date for the Meeting.
The Company’s shareholders voted unanimously to reappoint the directors of Lion One’s board comprising Walter Berukoff (Chairman and CEO), Stephen Mann (Managing Director), and independent directors Richard Meli, Kevin Puil, and John Robinson. Shareholders also voted unanimously to approve the Company’s stock option plan and the appointment and remuneration of the Company’s auditor Davidson & Company.
The Company also announces that Fiji’s Prime Minister Bainimarama was re-elected for a second consecutive term in Fiji’s general election in November 2018, with his Fiji First Party winning 50.02% of the votes and a narrow majority of 27 seats in the country’s 51 seat parliament. The opposition Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) placed second in the election with nearly 40 percent of the vote and 21 seats. Prime Minister Bainimarama has recently been recognition internationally for his role as President of COP23, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
About Lion One Metals
Lion One Metals Limited is a Canadian exploration and development company focused on advancing its 100% owned and fully permitted Tuvatu Gold Project towards production. Lion One envisions a low-cost high grade underground gold mining operation with district-scale exploration upside, located near the Nadi International Airport on the island of Viti Levu in the South Pacific island nation of Fiji.
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