VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ashanti Sankofa Inc. (the "Company") (TSX.V:ASI) announces that, subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange, it has extended the term of 7,000,000 share purchase warrants from June 10, 2018 to June 10, 2021.  The share purchase warrants are exercisable at a price of $0.05 per share. 

The Company also announces that it is granted incentive stock options to directors and officers to purchase up to an aggregate of 1,525,000 common shares, which options are exercisable at a price of $0.05 per share for a term of five years.

On behalf of the Board,

Trevor Pickett
Interim Chief Executive Officer

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