Nigeria and Poland have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Agriculture, and have both pledged their willingness to enlarge the fields of economic cooperation in the energy and manufacturing sectors.
The signing took place during the State Visit of President Andrzej Duda of Poland, to Nigeria where he met president Muhammadu Buhari in the presidential villa.
This is the first visit by a Polish leader to Nigeria since the establishment of diplomatic relations between both countries in 1961.
During the joint press conference with the visiting Head of State, President Buhari said Nigeria is gratified by the existing fruitful cooperation with Poland in the fields of maritime, education and defence.
HE said Agriculture is one of the priority areas of the Nigerian government, and believes cooperation in this area will be a win-win for the two countries, especially in the context of global food insecurity caused by the conflict in Ukraine.
President Andrzej Duda said Nigeria is the only African country Poland has signed an agreement of strategic dialogue with, which includes the MoU on agriculture cooperation.
The Polish leader recognised Nigeria’s support On energy security, and commended the delivery of liquefied natural gas to Poland from Nigeria, as well as shipments of crude oil.