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President Buhari Embarks On 2-Day Official Visit To Morocco

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President Muhammadu Buhari is set to leave Nigeria tomorrow on a two-day working visit to Morocco,

Naija news learnt that the president’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, made this known in a statement in Abuja today.

According to the  statement of President Buhari’s visit to Morocco is as result of the invitation of His Royal Majesty, King Mohammed VI of Morroco

He also said the two leaders would discuss socio-economic matters affecting their countries, following prior engagements in December 2016, during the official visit of the Moroccan leader to Nigeria.

“In Rabat, discussions will focus on strengthening existing agreements on the fertiliser industry, education cooperation, the Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline project and establishing a basic chemical platform to harness Nigeria’s vast natural gas resources and support Morocco’s diammonium phosphate industry,’’ he said.

The presidential aide recalled that Nigeria and Morocco had in December 2016 signed a collaboration agreement to revive the abandoned Nigerian fertiliser blending plants.

He said that following the signing of the agreement, 14 fertiliser plants had been revitalized so far under the Presidential Fertiliser Initiative with a capacity of 2.3 million metric tonnes of Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium (K) — NPK fertiliser.

Mr Shehu said the president would be accompanied on the trip by governors of Ebonyi and Jigawa, Mr Dave Umahi and Alhaji Abubakar Badaru respectively; and other senior government officials.

 


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Last Modified: 16 July, 2019 at 9:45 am