The President of the Republic of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan is in Sierra Leone today where he will receive the nation’s most prestigious award. The Order of the Republic Grand Commander of Sierra Leone is reserved exclusively for foreign heads of state. The two nations have strong bi-lateral, cultural, and economic ties.
Nigeria recently donated $1 million dollars to the National Elections Committee, along with 24 Hilux half-backs, and paid tech training for 10 NEC staff. In addition office equipment, a Landcruiser, and $100 thousand was donated to the National Revenue Authority this year.