Nigeria and Poland on Tuesday signed memorandums of understanding in the area of agriculture as part of plan to strengthen global food security.
The agreement was signed in the presence of President Muhammadu Buhari and visiting Polish President Andrzej Duda, at the Presidential, Abuja on Tuesday.
This is just as both countries expressed concern over the negative effect of the Russia/ Ukraine war, which both countries described as “ unjustified”
President Muhammadu Buhari, in his address, commended the Polish leader, commended the Polish leader for the assistance provided to Nigerians fleeing the Russia/ Ukraine war, as well as those given opportunities to continue with their studies in Poland.
“ Let me seize this opportunity to commend the efforts of the government of Poland for the assistance provided to the large number of refugees that flee into your country from Ukraine, which included a significant number of Nigerians.
The Polish leader who is on a tour of some African countries, had arrived Nigeria, from Dakar Senegal.
“I also wish to express our sincere gratitude on the kind and generous support extended during our government evacuation of our fleeing nationals.
The President while calling for stronger economic ties between both countries, added that “ I will like to see an increase in the level of trade inspite of the long period of relations of our countries.
“I wish to express the readiness of Nigeria to sign more MoU in the field of energy and manufacturing.
“We are gratified that many times education and transfer. In view of the numerous global challenges, we will like to develop new mechanisms such as regular Strategic Dialogues on International Issues.
President Buhari also expressed hope for the extension of the cooperation in knowledge sharing in the areas such as Science and Technology and Information and Communication Technology, in order to help drive innovation in our countries and raise Consciousness global knowledge economy.