Rabat - While the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has given its approval “in principle” of Morocco’s bid to join the regional bloc, the kingdom faces strong opposition from political interest groups within Nigeria, the organization's most infulential member state.

King Mohammed VI and president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari
Saad Eddine Lamzouwaq is a reporter who worked as an assistant to several TV correspondents in Morocco.