Rabat 31/01/2021 (MAP) – Here follows a statement by the Royal Office:
“His Majesty King Mohammed VI, May God assist Him, had a telephone conversation today with the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency Mr. Muhammadu Buhari.
During these talks, the two Heads of State welcomed the positive dynamic in bilateral relations in all fields, since the Royal visit to Nigeria in December 2016 and that of President Buhari to the Kingdom in June 2018.
His Majesty the King, May God assist him, and President Muhammadu Buhari have expressed their common determination to carry out, as soon as possible, the strategic projects between the two countries, particularly the Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline and the creation of a fertilizer production plant in Nigeria.
President Buhari thanked His Majesty the King for the support of the Kingdom in the fight against terrorism and violent extremism, in particular through the training of Nigerian Imams at the Mohammed VI Institute for the Training of Imams, Mourchidines and Mourchidates”.