Bilateral Relations: Nigerian, Moroccan leaders discuss development issues

Timothy Choji, Abuja

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Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari and Moroccan leader, King Mohammed V1 had a telephone conversation on Sunday, January 31, 2021, to discuss joint efforts towards the realization of strategic development projects.

This also includes Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline and a fertilizer production plant.

The two leaders welcomed the positive and dynamic bilateral relations in all fields between the two nations since the King’s visit to Nigeria in December 2016, and President Buhari’s visit to Morocco in June 2018.

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari and Moroccan leader, King Mohammed V1

President Buhari and King Mohammed expressed determination to carry out, as soon as possible, the Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline and construction of a fertilizer production plant in Nigeria.

During the telephone conversation, President Buhari, from his home town in Daura, Katsina State, thanked the King of Morocco, for his support in the fight against terrorism and violent extremism.

He also expressed appreciation for the Kingdom’s support in education through scholarships and training.

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