Mr Buhari stressed the need for a long-term partnership between Nigeria and the United Kingdom and the European Union in green energy policy.
“We need a long-term partnership, not contradictions and contradictions in the UK and EU green energy policy,” he said.
“For a change, the UK and the EU need to invest in our gas pipeline project to supply Nigerian gas – Africa’s largest reserve – to Europe via Morocco,” he said.
The Nigerian head of state further explained that the gas pipeline project connecting Nigeria with Europe was designed four years ago and then released.
He also recalled that the Nigerian National Oil Corporation (NNPC) had concluded a record-breaking agreement with the West African Economic Community (ECOWAS) in early June to build Nigeria-Morocco.
The Nigeria-Morocco gas pipeline mega-project, whose feasibility study was launched in May 2017 at a cost of several billion dollars, was launched during the official visit of HM King Mohammed VI to Abuja in December 2016, and a related agreement was signed in June. 10, 2018, during the Rafat visit of Nigerian President Mohammed Buhari.
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