Nigeria, Morocco sign agreements on regional gas pipeline, two others


The Federal Government and the Kingdom of Morocco on Monday in Rabat, Morocco, signed three agreements as part of activities marking President Muhammadu Buhari’s two-day visit to the country. According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the agreements included that of a regional gas pipeline that would see Nigeria providing gas to countries in the West African sub-region that extends to Morocco and Europe.

Shehu said the signing of the agreements, witnessed by Buhari and the King of Morocco, Mohammed V1, followed a meeting between the two African leaders. The meeting, he disclosed, focused on strengthening economic relations in gas resource development, global investments, and agricultural training and management.

They also signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of a chemical plant in Nigeria for producing ammonia and its derivatives. They signed a cooperation agreement on vocational training and technical supervision, which will enhance skills on better management of agricultural outfits in Nigeria.


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