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Nigeria: Churches

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 149572, tabled on 4 June 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to his Nigerian counterpart on reports of violence and the destruction of churches in northern Nigeria.

Answered on

7 June 2018

‚ÄčThe Nigerian Constitution provides for the protection of religious freedom, which we discuss regularly with the Nigerian Government at the highest levels. We continue to work with the Nigerian Government, non-governmental organisations and civil society to improve both the security situation and protection of human rights for all in Nigeria.

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