Competent Persons and Qualified Persons / NI 43-101 Statement

Competent Persons and Qualified Persons / NI 43-101 Statement

Scientific and technical information on this website that relates to exploration results and exploration targets is based on information compiled by Mr Richard Hyde, a Director, who is a Member of The Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and Australian Institute of Geoscientists. Mr Hyde has sufficient experience which is relevant to the style of mineralisation and type of deposit under consideration and to the activity which he is undertaking to qualify as a Competent Person (“CP”) as defined in the 2012 Edition of the Australasian Code for Reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves (the JORC Code) and a Qualified Person (“QP”) under National Instrument 43-101 (“NI 43-101”). Mr Hyde has reviewed and approved such information and consents to the inclusion of this information on this website based on his information in the form and context in which they appear.

Scientific and technical Information on this website that relates to mineral resources is based on, and fairly represents, information and supporting documentation prepared by Mr Brian Wolfe, an independent consultant specialising in mineral resource estimation, evaluation and exploration. Mr Wolfe is a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists. Mr Wolfe has sufficient experience which is relevant to the style of mineralisation and type of deposit under consideration and to the activity which he is undertaking to qualify as a CP as defined in the JORC Code and a QP under NI 43-101. Mr Wolfe has reviewed and approved such information and consents to the inclusion of this information on this website based on his information in the form and context in which they appear.

Scientific and technical Information on this website that relates to open pit ore reserves is based on, and fairly represents, information and supporting documentation prepared by Mr Stuart Cruickshanks, an independent specialist mining consultant. Mr Cruickshanks is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Mr Cruickshanks has sufficient experience which is relevant to the style of mineralisation and type of deposit under consideration and to the activity which he is undertaking to qualify as a CP as defined in the JORC Code and a QP under NI 43-101. Mr Cruickshanks has reviewed and approved such information and consents to the inclusion of this information on this website based on his information in the form and context in which they appear.

Scientific and technical Information on this website that relates to underground ore reserves is based on, and fairly represents, information and supporting documentation prepared by Mr Peter Wade, an independent specialist mining consultant. Mr Wade is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Mr Wade has sufficient experience which is relevant to the style of mineralisation and type of deposit under consideration and to the activity which he is undertaking to qualify as a CP as defined in the JORC Code and a QP under NI 43-101. Mr Wade consents to the inclusion of this information on this website based on his information in the form and context in which they appear.

Current Technical Report
The Company has also prepared a current, independent, NI 43-101-compliant technical report for the Sanbrado Gold Project which is available under the Company’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com and on the Company’s website at www.westafricanresources.com. The technical report is titled “NI 43-101 Technical Report: Open Pit and Underground Feasibility Study, Sanbrado Gold Project, Burkina Faso” and with an effective date of 25 April 2018. This technical report includes relevant information regarding the effective dates and the assumptions, parameters and methods of the mineral resource and reserve estimates on the Sanbrado Gold Project that may be included on this website, as well as information regarding data verification, exploration procedures and other matters relevant to the scientific and technical disclosure that may be contained on this website.