Seplat reacts to media comment: “NPDC, Seplat short-changed FG by $1.8bn, N8.8bn – Presidential panel”

Seplat declares a Q3 dividend of $0.05

Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc (“Seplat” or the “Company”) wishes to inform the public that its attention has been drawn to recent publications alleging that Seplat “failed to remit complete dues” on royalty oil, royalty gas, concessional rental and gas flared penalty from 2013 through 2017.

Seplat strongly refutes the allegation of non-payment of Gas sale royalty, Oil royalty, Concession rental and Gas flare penalty and confirms that it is up to date on all statutory payments to the FGN. Seplat will vigorously defend its position.

This announcement is made in accordance with the provisions of Rule 17.10 (Dealing with Rumour), Rulebook of the Nigeria Stock Exchange, 2015 (Issuers Rule), where Seplat is required to publicly state its position.