NIGERIA-EQUATORIAL GUINEA RELATIONS
The relations between Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea were deepened and strengthened during the year. In a bid to further promote the economic ties between the two countries, the Embassy of Nigeria successfully held in Nigerian Week in September, 2011. Nigerian and Equatorial Guinean businessmen participated actively in the event.
President Goodluck Jonathan and his entourage attended the 17th African Union (AU) Summit from 29 June to 1 July, 2011 in Malabo. The 25th Summit of NEPAD Heads of State and Government Implementation committee (HSGIC), was also held on the sidelines of the Summit.
Pursuant to Nigeria’s Citizen Diplomacy, the Permanent Secretary, Ambassador (Dr.) Martin Uhomoibhi paid a consular visit to Malabo, to discuss important bilateral issues with senior official of the government of Equatorial Guinea.