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Nigeria: Military Aid

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 162568, tabled on 10 July 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what support his Department is providing to security forces in Nigeria to tackle violence between different groups in the Middle Belt.

Answered on

17 July 2018

Assistance provided by the Ministry of Defence to the Nigerian security forces is focussed on Nigerian efforts to counter the threat of terrorism in the North East of the country. The Ministry of Defence does not provide support specifically targeted at tackling the violence in the Middle Belt.