Boko Haram — Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:45 pm on 27th January 2015.

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Photo of Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead Labour 2:45 pm, 27th January 2015

My Lords, the Minister may be aware that Boko Haram has very strong ties with Islamic State and, indeed, with al-Qaeda. Does the Minister agree that the insurgency currently taking place in Nigeria is a direct result of the bad governance and the systemic corruption of President Goodluck Jonathan’s Government?