Northern Abitibi Mining Corp.
TSX VENTURE : NAI

Northern Abitibi Mining Corp.

May 24, 2006 17:21 ET

Northern Abitibi Appoints New Director

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - May 24, 2006) - Northern Abitibi Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE:NAI) ("Northern Abitibi") is pleased to announce the appointment of Douglas Cageorge, CA as a member of the Board of Directors at the Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders held today.

From 1999 to date Mr. Cageorge has been a Partner with Smith Cageorge Perry LLP Chartered Accountants. From 1990 to 1998, he was a self employed Chartered Accountant providing income tax and accounting services to a variety of clients. From 1986 to 1990, Mr. Cageorge was a Tax Manager with Deloitte & Touche Chartered Accountants. He has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Sir George Williams University (1968) and Chartered Accountant designation (1972).

The board now consists of Messrs. Shane Ebert, Jean Pierre Jutras, Douglas Cageorge and Ms. Lesley Hayes. Mr. Cageorge has also been appointed as a member of the Audit Committee.

Northern Abitibi welcomes Mr. Cageorge and his wealth of business expertise, to the Corporation and looks forward to his valued input into current and future business endeavors.

"Barbara O'Neill"

Barbara O'Neill

Secretary

Except for the historical and present factual information contained herein, the matters set forth in this news release, including words such as "expects", "projects", "plans", "anticipates" and similar expressions, are forward-looking information that represents management of Northern's internal projections, expectations or beliefs concerning, among other things, future operating results and various components thereof or the economic performance of Northern. The projections, estimates and beliefs contained in such forward-looking statements necessarily involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause Northern's actual performance and financial results in future periods to differ materially from any projections of future performance or results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, among other things, those described in Northern's filings with the Canadian securities authorities. Accordingly, holders of Northern shares and potential investors are cautioned that events or circumstances could cause results to differ materially from those predicted. Northern disclaims any responsibility to update these forward-looking statements.

The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the contents of this press release.

Contact Information

  • Northern Abitibi Mining Corp.
    Shane Ebert
    (403) 233-2636
    or
    Northern Abitibi Mining Corp.
    Jean Pierre Jutras
    (403) 233-2636
    Website: www.naminco.ca