October 12, 2005 11:48 ET

Lakota Resources Inc.: Management Changes

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 12, 2005) - Lakota Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:LAK) (the "Company") wishes to announce the resignation of Klaus Eckhof as an Officer and Director of the Company. Mr. Eckhof has been President of the Company since December 9, 2002 and a Director since June 25, 2003. Mr. Eckhof's resignation is effective September 30, 2005.

Mr. Stanley Robinson a director of the Company and its Exploration Manager has taken over the position of President of the Company. Mr. Robinson, M.Sc., P.Geo., has been a Director since July of 2001 during which time he has managed the Company's affairs in Tanzania, a task he will continue to oversee in addition to his expanded duties as President. The Company's main focus of activities is Tanzania and Mr. Robinson's intimate knowledge of the country gained from over five years experience there will stand him in good stead as the Company moves ahead in its development.

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

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