Morocco and Nigeria Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Electricity Supply

Soukaina Sghir
Soukaina Sghir
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The Electricity Authority (ANRE) and the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote cooperation on electricity regulation in Abuja on Monday.

This agreement is part of the strong friendship and African brotherhood between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The signing is also part of a vision shared between Morocco and Nigeria since the visit of His Majesty King Mohammed VI. In 2016 in Nigeria and in 2018 Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari visited Morocco.

The two countries expressed their shared determination to further strengthen and deepen their beneficial bilateral cooperation in all fields, in order to serve the interests of their brotherly peoples and contribute to the development and stability of the African continent.

The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by ANRE President Abdellatif Bardach and his NERC President Sanusi Garba in an official ceremony at his NERC headquarters in Abuja, highlighting cooperation to achieve common goals, especially through information and experiences between them. facilitated the exchange of parties.

In the same matter, Abdellatif Baldach said that this MoU will be an extension of the existing agreement between his two regulators, featuring a large Nigerian delegation visiting his ANRE headquarters in October 2021. Emphasis on strengthening relationships.

Sanusi Garba said the signing of the MoU marks the realization of a strong bilateral relationship between ANRE and NERC, which will ensure the smooth functioning of the power sector and support joint cooperation to overcome the challenges faced.

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