February 24, 2021
U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
100 F Street, NE
Washington, D.C. 20549-4561
|Re:||African Gold Acquisition Corporation|
|Registration Statement on Form S-1|
|Filed January 7, 2021, as amended|
|File No. 333-251939|
Ladies and Gentlemen:
Pursuant to Rule 461 of the General Rules and Regulations under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Act”), the undersigned hereby joins in the request of African Gold Acquisition Corporation that the effective date of the above-referenced Registration Statement be accelerated so as to permit it to become effective at 4:00 p.m. EST on February 25, 2021, or as soon as thereafter practicable.
Pursuant to Rule 460 of the General Rules and Regulations under the Act, the undersigned advises that as of the date hereof, 880 copies of the Preliminary Prospectus dated February 24, 2021 have been distributed to prospective dealers, institutional investors, retail investors and others.
The undersigned advises that it has complied and will continue to comply with the requirements of Rule 15c2-8 under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
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|Very truly yours,|
|B. RILEY SECURITIES, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Jimmy Baker|
|Title:||Head of Capital Markets|