The United Kingdom (UK) Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson and International Development Secretary, Priti Patel, have announced the donation of two hundred million pounds to indigenes of the North-East region of Nigeria.
Johnson made the announcement in a statement when they visited Borno State, to see how the UK could lead international response to the crisis in the North-East.
He said the visit was aimed at assisting indigenes of the North-East to avert famine, build stability and security after the destruction caused by Boko Haram in the region.
Also, Johnson and Patel met with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in continuation of their official visit to Nigeria. Speaking to newsmen after the meeting, Johnson said the United Kingdom was ready to assist Nigeria in humanitarian, development and military fronts.
The envoy said the delegation had fruitful meeting with Osinbajo and looked forward to better relationship with Nigeria.