HOUSTON, April 28, 2010 - ERHC Energy Inc. (OTCBB: ERHE), a publicly traded American company with oil and gas assets in the highly prospective Gulf of Guinea off the coast of West Africa, today announced the preliminary results of shareholder votes on two proposals -- the election of Directors and the ratification of the Company's external auditors.
Preliminary results indicated that shareholders elected the following:
Ambassador Howard Jeter 372,970,206 5,319,370
Dr. Andrew Uzoigwe 371,821,888 6,467,688
Leslie Blair 374,484,970 3,804,606
Friday Oviawe 370,807,371 7,482,205
Peter Ntephe 367,294,999 10,994,577
Preliminary results indicated that shareholders ratified MaloneBailey LLP as the Company's independent accountants for the 2010 fiscal year:
FOR AGAINST ABSTAIN
586,618,269 5,659,437 2,069,204
With 722,688,550 common shares issued and outstanding as of the record date of March 10, 2010, the necessary shares voted to establish a quorum was 240,872,094 (33.33%).
The meeting was held April 27, 2010 at at The Renaissance Houston Hotel, 6 Greenway Plaza East in Houston, Texas.
About ERHC Energy
ERHC Energy Inc. is a Houston-based independent oil and gas company focused on growth through high impact exploration in the highly prospective Gulf of Guinea and the development of undeveloped and marginal oil and gas fields. ERHC is committed to creating and delivering significant value for its shareholders, investors and employees, and to sustainable and profitable growth through risk balanced smart exploration, cost efficient development and high margin production. For more information, visit www.erhc.com.