Pasofino Gold Announces the granting of Stock Options and issuance of shares for Debt Settlement

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - June 28, 2021) -  Pasofino Gold Limited (TSXV: VEIN) (OTCQB: EFRGF) (FSE: N07) ("Pasofino" or the "Company") announces that on June 24, 2021, it granted 22,650,000 incentive stock options to directors and officers. The incentive stock options have an exercise price of $0.10 per share, are valid for a 5-year period from the date of grant and are subject to regulatory approval.

The Company also announces that it has agreed with the independent and non-executive directors to issue 506,737 common shares ("Debt Shares") to such directors in exchange for the cancellation of $55,741.05 of director fees owing, after deduction of applicable withholding taxes. The Debt Shares will be issued at a deemed price of $0.11, in accordance with the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange. The issuance of Debt Shares are subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. All securities issued pursuant to the debt conversion are subject to a statutory four (4) month hold period.

The issuance of the Debt Shares to the directors constitutes a "related party transaction" as this term is defined in Multilateral Instrument 61-101: Protection of Minority Securityholders in Special Transactions ("MI 61-101"). The Company intends to rely on the exemptions from the valuation and minority shareholder approval requirements of MI 61-101 contained in sections 5.5(a) and 5.7(1)(a) of MI 61-101 as neither the fair market value of the Debt Shares nor the debt exceeds 25% of the Company's market capitalization.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The securities being offered have not been, nor will they be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "1933 Act") and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the 1933 Act, as amended, and application state securities laws.

For more information about the Company, please refer to the Company's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

About Pasofino Gold Ltd.

Pasofino Gold Ltd. is a Canadian-based mineral exploration company listed on the TSX-V (VEIN), OCTQB (EFRGF) and FSE (N07). Through its wholly-owned subsidiary, ARX Resources Limited, Pasofino is earning a 49% economic interest (prior to the issuance of the Government of Liberia's 10% carried interest) in the Dugbe Gold Project, subject to satisfaction of the terms of the option agreement.

For further information, please visit www.pasofinogold.com or contact:

Ian Stalker, President & Chief Executive Officer
T: 604 367 8110
E: istalker@pasofinogold.com

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information

This news release contains "forward-looking statements" that are based on expectations, estimates, projections and interpretations as at the date of this news release. Forward-looking statements are frequently characterized by words such as "plan", "expect", "project", "seek", "intend", "believe", "anticipate", "estimate", "suggest", "indicate" and other similar words or statements that certain events or conditions "may" or "will" occur, and include, without limitation, statements regarding the timing and completion of the Transaction, the expected timing for the receipt of all requisite regulatory approvals. Such forward looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such risks and other factors may include, but are not limited to, the ability to successfully complete the Transaction, the ability to obtain all requisite regulatory approvals including the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange and those of the securities regulatory authorities in respect of Transaction and those risk factors outlined in the Company's filings on SEDAR. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking information except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

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