The United Kingdom’s Foreign Secretary, James Cleverly, says the over 38 million pounds humanitarian assistance to Nigeria’s North-east in the past 12 month has saved the lives of vulnerable, conflict-affected persons.
Cleverly made this known while visiting the United Nations Humanitarian Air Service at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
Commending the UN agencies and its partners in Nigeria, Cleverly said that they must all work in collaborations with the UK and Nigerian government to bring a permanent, sustainable solution to the socio, and ecological destruction in the region.
On his remark, Deputy Country Director Operations, World Food Programe WFP Abuja, Guy Adoua, thanked the UK government for their support in reaching over 1.8 million vulnerable population in 2022.
UNICEF’s Country Representative to Nigeria Cristian Munduate, also said that through the support of the UK, UNICEF has saved the lives of severely malnourished children at risk of death.