5 changes the state visit to Lagos could bring for SA/Nigeria relations

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President Jacob Zuma concludes his two-day state visit to Nigeria on Wednesday.

Commentators view the visit as an attempt to fix the strained relations between Africa’s largest economies.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Dianna Games, Executive Director of the SA-Nigeria Chamber of Commerce.

Games discussed the five big changes the state visit to Lagos could bring for South Africa/Nigeria relations.

Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.

We needed something big and bold. This state visit delivered exactly that.

Dianna Games, Executive Director of the SA-Nigeria Chamber of Commerce

We’re not going to get away with making empty promises on this visit.

Dianna Games, Executive Director of the SA-Nigeria Chamber of Commerce

Many Nigerians see South Africa as having a superiority complex.

Dianna Games, Executive Director of the SA-Nigeria Chamber of Commerce

It’s important for Nigeria that South Africa remembers its role in the fight against Apartheid.

Dianna Games, Executive Director of the SA-Nigeria Chamber of Commerce

It has been a very successful visit with positive coverage from the Nigerian media.

Dianna Games, Executive Director of the SA-Nigeria Chamber of Commerce

Immigration issues are a real sticking point.

Dianna Games, Executive Director of the SA-Nigeria Chamber of Commerce

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