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Tower Resources PLC

24 June 2021

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, IN, INTO OR FROM THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, AUSTRALIA, THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA OR JAPAN OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A BREACH OF THE RELEVANT SECURITIES LAWS OF SUCH JURISDICTION.

This announcement does not constitute a prospectus or offering memorandum or an offer in respect of any securities and is not intended to provide the basis for any decision in respect of Tower Resources PLC or other evaluation of any securities of Tower Resources PLC or any other entity and should not be considered as a recommendation that any investor should subscribe for or purchase any such securities.

24 June 2021

Tower Resources plc

Completion of Subscription and Director's Dealings

Tower Resources plc (the "Company" or "Tower" (TRP.L, TRP LN)), the AIM listed oil and gas company with its focus on Africa, is pleased to announce that, further to the Company's announcement earlier today outlining the proposed subscription (the "Subscription") for 20 million new Ordinary Shares (the "Subscription Shares"), the Company has successfully placed 20 ,000,000 new Ordinary Shares and raised gross proceeds totalling GBP 50,000 at a Subscription Price of 0.25 pence per share. The Subscription Price of 0.25 pence per share represented a 2% premium over the closing price of the Company's shares on 23 June 2021

Pursuant to the Subscription, Jeremy Asher, Chairman and CEO, has entered into an Agreement (the "Subscription Agreement") to subscribe for 20 million new Ordinary Shares in the Subscription for GBP 50,000 as detailed below.

The participation of Jeremy Asher (the "Director Related Party") constitutes a related party transaction in accordance with AIM Rule 13. Accordingly, Paula Brancato and Mark Enfield, acting as the independent Directors, consider, having consulted with the Company's Nominated Adviser, SP Angel Corporate Finance LLP, that the terms of the Director Related Party participation in the Subscription is fair and reasonable insofar as the Company's shareholders are concerned.

The following table sets out the Directors' shareholdings and percentage interests in the issued share capital of the Company following completion of the subscription.

 
                             Holding prior               Number of            Immediately following Admission 
                          to the announcement           Subscription             of the Subscription shares 
                        of Proposed Subscription       Shares acquired 
                                                          pursuant 
                                                     to the Subscription 
                           Number of         % of              Number of     Number of       % of      % of fully 
                            Ordinary       issued               Ordinary      Ordinary     issued   diluted share 
                              Shares        share                 Shares        Shares      share         capital 
                                          capital                                         capital 
                     ---------------  -----------  ---------------------  ------------  ---------  -------------- 
 Jeremy Asher(*)         339,131,081         19.6             20,000,000   359,131,081       20.5       13.00(--) 
                     ---------------  -----------  ---------------------  ------------  ---------  -------------- 
 Mark Enfield(#)           1,877,546          0.1                      -     1,877,546        0.1         0.1(--) 
                     ---------------  -----------  ---------------------  ------------  ---------  -------------- 
 Paula Brancato(#)                 -            -                      -             -          -               - 
                     ---------------  -----------  ---------------------  ------------  ---------  -------------- 
 

* Includes shares held directly and via Agile Energy Ltd and Pegasus Petroleum Ltd which are owned by the Asher Family Trust of which Jeremy Asher is a lifetime beneficiary

(#) Independent Director

(--) This figure describes the ratio of shares held immediately after admission to the fully diluted share capital; in the event that Mr Asher and Mr Enfield exercised all warrants and options they hold and continued to hold those additional shares after exercise, then their respective shareholdings after full exercise as a percentage of fully diluted capital would be 29.1% and 0.3% respectively.

SHARE CAPITAL FOLLOWING THE PLACING AND SUBSCRIPTION

Application has been made for the Subscription Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM. It is expected that Admission of the Shares will become effective and that dealings will commence by 8.00 a.m. on or around 1 July 2021.

Following admission of the Shares, the Company's enlarged issued share capital will comprise 1,749,911,416 Ordinary Shares of 0.001 pence each with voting rights in the Company. This figure may be used by shareholders in the Company as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change in the interest in, the share capital of the Company under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

This announcement does not constitute or form part of any offer or invitation to purchase, or otherwise acquire, subscribe for, sell, otherwise dispose of or issue, or any solicitation of any offer to sell, otherwise dispose of, issue, purchase, otherwise acquire or subscribe for, any security in the capital of the Company in any jurisdiction.

The information contained in this announcement is not to be released, published, distributed or transmitted by any means or media, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, in or into the United States or to any US Person. This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, securities in the United States or to any US Person. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent: (i) registration under the Securities Act; or (ii) an available exemption from registration under the Securities Act. The securities mentioned herein have not been, and will not be, registered under the Securities Act and will not be offered to the public in the United States.

This announcement does not constitute an offer to buy or to subscribe for, or the solicitation of an offer to buy or subscribe for, Ordinary Shares in the capital of the Company or any other security in any jurisdiction in which such offer or solicitation is unlawful. The securities mentioned herein have not been, and the Ordinary Shares will not be, qualified for sale under the laws of any of Canada, Australia, the Republic of South Africa or Japan and may not be offered or sold in Canada, Australia, the Republic of South Africa or Japan or to any national, resident or citizen of Canada, Australia, the Republic of South Africa or Japan. Neither this announcement nor any copy of it may be sent to or taken into the United States, Canada, Australia, the Republic of South Africa or Japan. In addition, the securities to which this announcement relates must not be marketed into any jurisdiction where to do so would be unlawful.

Note regarding forward-looking statements

This announcement contains certain forward-looking statements relating to the Company's future prospects, developments and business strategies. Forward-looking statements are identified by their use of terms and phrases such as "targets" "estimates", "envisages", "believes", "expects", "aims", "intends", "plans", "will", "may", "anticipates", "would", "could" or similar expressions or the negative of those, variations or comparable expressions, including references to assumptions.

The forward-looking statements in this announcement are based on current expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by those statements. These forward-looking statements relate only to the position as at the date of this announcement. Neither the Directors nor the Company undertake any obligation to update forward-looking statements, other than as required by the AIM Rules for Companies or by the rules of any other applicable securities regulatory authority, whether as a result of the information, future events or otherwise. You are advised to read this announcement and the information incorporated by reference herein, in its entirety. The events described in the forward-looking statements made in this announcement may not occur.

Neither the content of the Company's website (or any other website) nor any website accessible by hyperlinks on the Company's website (or any other website) is incorporated in, or forms part of, this announcement.

Any person receiving this announcement is advised to exercise caution in relation to the Placing. If in any doubt about any of the contents of this announcement, independent professional advice should be obtained.

Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) Disclosure

The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU) No. 596/2014 as it forms part of UK domestic law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 ('MAR'). Upon the publication of this announcement via Regulatory Information Service ('RIS'), this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.

Contacts

 
 Tower Resources plc             +44 20 7157 9625 
 Jeremy Asher 
  Chairman and CEO 
 
   Andrew Matharu 
   VP - Corporate Affairs 
 
 SP Angel Corporate Finance 
  LLP 
  Nominated Adviser and Joint 
  Broker 
  Stuart Gledhill                + 44 20 3470 
  Caroline Rowe                   0470 
 ETX Capital 
  Joint Broker                   + 44 20 7392 
  Elliot Hance                    1436 
 
 Turner Pope Investments 
  (TPI) Limited 
  Joint Broker                   + 44 20 3657 
  Andy Thacker                    0050 
 Panmure Gordon (UK) Limited 
  Joint Broker 
  Nick Lovering                  + 44 20 7886 
  Hugh Rich                       2500 
 

NOTIFICATION AND PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF TRANSACTIONS BY PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND PERSONS CLOSELY ASSOCIATED WITH THEM:

MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND PERSONS CLOSELY ASSOCIATED WITH THEM

 
 1.   Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
       closely associated 
 a)   Name:                              Jeremy Asher 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 2.   Reason for the notification 
     ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Position/status:                   Chairman and Chief 
                                          Executive Officer 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 b)   Initial notification/Amendment:    Initial notification 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 3.   Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
     ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Name:                              Tower Resources PLC 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 b)   LEI:                               2138002J9VH6PN7P2B09 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 4.   Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated 
       for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; 
       (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions 
       have been conducted 
     ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Description of the financial       Ordinary Shares of 
       instrument, type of instrument:    0.001 pence each 
       Identification code:               GB00BZ6D6J81 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 b)   Nature of the transaction:         Subscription shares 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 c)   Price(s) and volume(s):             Price(s)      Volume(s) 
                                           0.25 pence    20,000,000 
                                                        ----------- 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 d)   Aggregated information:            Single transaction 
       Aggregated volume:                 as in 4 c) above Price(s)      Volume(s) 
       Price:                              0.25 pence    20,000,000 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 e)   Date of the transaction:           24 June 2021 
                                          07:00 GMT 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 f)   Place of the transaction:          Outside a trading 
                                          venue 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 

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