Friday, July 10, 2009

A Director's Death Saddens ERHC Energy Management

The unexpected death of Clement Nwizubo, a Nigerian friend of the Sir Emeka Offor family and member of ERHC Energy's board of directors, has saddened management and stockholders. The promising young oil company with vast concessions in the Nigeria-Sao Tome and Principe Joiunt Development Zone thas attracted billions in investment to offshore Africa and the Gulf of Guinea, and Nwizubo had a bright future with us.

ERHC On The Move sends its deepest condolences to the Nwizubo family.

Here is the company's press release today ion the death of Clement Nwizubo of Nigeria.:

ERHC Energy Inc. Announces the Passing Away of Director Clement Nwizubo

HOUSTON, TX -- 07/10/09 -- 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, received information from family members of its director, Clement Nwizubo, that he passed away in June 2009. He had served as director of the Company from 2006 until his death.

"Mr. Nwizubo was an extraordinarily hardworking and dedicated professional. As a director of ERHC Energy, he conducted himself with the utmost integrity and highest regard for the interests of the Company's shareholders," said chief operating officer Peter Ntephe. "Clement served as a member of all of our Board Committees, and over the past few years provided great leadership and direction as Chairman of our Audit Committee. We will sorely miss his guidance, support and ebullient presence."

"I speak for all of our directors and employees when I say that we have lost a close friend. Our thoughts are with his wife and his family to whom we extend our deepest condolences," Mr. Ntephe concluded.

The Company will seek to add another director to replace Clement


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