Written Answers — Department for International Development: Nigeria: Life Expectancy (25 Oct 2016)

Priti Patel: Survey data on infant and child mortality rates shows that mortality rates are much higher in the north of Nigeria compared to the south. In 2015/16, of a total DFID bilateral spend in Nigeria of £214m, approximately 60% of programming focused in six northern states. Additionally, over the last two years, DFID has scaled up its response to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the...