President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday received the Governor General Of Canada, Julie Payette.
Ms Payette was received at the courtyard of the Presidential Villa in Abuja, alongside officials in her entourage.
She is scheduled to address journalists after the meeting with President Buhari, before she delivers a lecture at the National Space Research and Development Centre Agency (NASRDA).
Also on her itinerary in Nigeria is a stopover in Lagos where she will join Governor Akinwunmi Ambode in opening a medical centre built in partnership with the Canadian government.
The Governor General of Canada is the Federal Vice-Regal representative of the Canadian Government, that is Queen Elizabeth the second of England.