Since King Mohammed VI’s visit to Abuja in 2016, Morocco and Nigeria opened a new chapter under the motto of stronger bilateral relations in favor of regional integration and African south-south cooperation.
A forum was hosted in Rabat on November 14 bringing together investors in the agricultural and energy sectors, two cooperation areas that are key to Nigeria’s and the region’s food and energy security.
This transnational project, approved since 2016 by King Mohammed VI and President Mohammadu Buhari, will not only offer an outlet for Nigerian gas and boost Morocco’s gas supply but will also be conducive to economic development in the sub-region and act as an incentive for the integration of the Western African energy market.
The pipeline will channel Nigerian gas up to Europe offering the old continent an alternative source of supply.
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