President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured of Nigeria’s commitment to stronger economic cooperation with the republic of Algeria in various critical areas.
The President restated the commitment on Thursday when he received the Algerian foreign affairs minister, and special envoy of the Algerian president, Sabri Boukadoum, in the Aso rock Presidential villa in Abuja.
According to a statement issued by special adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the president said projects like the Trans-Sahara road, international gas pipelines, and other areas of economic cooperation would be given adequate attention for the good of the people of the two countries.
Buhari also emphasized the need for peace, tranquility and security in African countries, saying development and growth would depend a lot on how peaceful and secure the continent is.
In his remark, the special envoy said Nigeria was the pillar of Africa, and he had brought messages from his president, for the two countries to explore areas of collaboration.