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By Ganiyat Ganiyu

President Muhammadu on Wednesday, March 1, received a call from King Mohammed VI of Morocco in London.

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

According to a statement on Thursday by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, the King, who initiated the call, asked after the President’s health and expressed satisfaction at his rate of improvement.

The two leaders were also said to have discussed the current stage of the Morocco-Nigeria Atlantic crude oil pipeline project.

The statement read in part, “King Mohammed VI 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 Aroccan King also 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.

“President Buhari, who thanked King Mohammed VI for the phone call, said that he looked forward to deepening relations between both countries.” it added.

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