Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle reportedly made a donation to charities in Nigeria to provide relief for victims of the flood disaster.
This is coming after the Duchess announced she is 43 percent Nigerian on her latest Archetypes podcast,
During the sixth episode of her audio series yesterday, the Duchess of Sussex, 41 explained she discovered she is 43 percent Nigerian after doing a genealogy test ‘a couple years ago’.
In a press release that accompanied the episode, a Spotify representative confirmed that the couple’s Archewell Foundation made donations to Save the Children and Unicef.
The spokesperson said the unspecified donations to the charities would ‘help provide relief following devastating floods wreaking havoc in Nigeria.’
Save the Children Nigeria also confirmed the donation in a tweet, saying: ‘More than 1.5 million children are at risk after devastating flooding in Nigeria.
‘Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Archewell Foundation has donated to Save the Children in Nigeria as our teams deliver life-saving supplies to affected families.’
The floods in the country caused by heavy rain and a water release from a dam in neighbouring Cameroon, have so far killed more than 600 people, displaced around 1.4 million, and damaged or destroyed 440,000 hectares of farmland across Nigeria.