King of Morocco Mohammed VI calls President Buhari in London

President Muhammadu Buhari has received a call from King of Morocco Mohammed VI, the presidency has said.

President Buhari received the call at the Abuja House in London where is currently on resting on a vacation.

The president received the call at the Abuja House in London where he is presently on vacation.

According to Femi Adesina in a brief statement released today, March 2, the North African monarch called on Wednesday, March 1 to know about the Nigerian leader’s state of health.

The statement said the King, who initiated the call, asked after the President’s health and expressed satisfaction at his rate of improvement.

It added that the two leaders also discussed the current stage of the Morocco-Nigeria Atlantic crude oil pipeline project.

The Moroccan king also thanked President Buhari for Nigeria’s support in returning Morocco to the African Union and notified him of Morocco’s request to join the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

The Moroccan King then expressed his intention to make the Rabat-Abuja strategic partnership a framework for regular consultation and cooperation on African issues of mutual interest to both countries, Femi Adesina said.

President Buhari thanked King Mohammed VI for the phone call and said that he looked forward to deepening relations between both countries.

King Mohammed VI’s call follows that of American president Donald Trump who called President Buhari on Monday, February 13, 2017.

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