DISCLAIMER OF RECENT RUMOR ON TOTAL DOWNSTREAM EXITING NIGERIA

We wish to inform the general public that the recent information circulating in the press and social media on Total Group divesting its downstream business in Nigeria is false.
  
Total has been in business in Nigeria for over 60 years and has since sustained its expansion in Nigeria. Despite the current economic challenges in the country, we wish to re-assure our Customers, Partners and other Stakeholders that Total believes in Nigeria and is committed to and has continuously invested in assets that will spur economic growth and sustainable development. 
 
The Total Group remains committed to providing sustainable energy products and services for millions of Nigerians through its extensive distribution network of over 530 service stations nationwide and a wide range of top quality energy products and services.