The Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Foundation, the Archewell foundation, has donated an unspecified amount to charities working in Nigeria for devastated victims affected by the flood.
According to reports, a Spotify representative confirmed that the Foundation had made donations to both UNICEF and Save the Children.
The spokesperson said the donations, of an undisclosed amount, would “help provide relief following devastating floods wreaking havoc in Nigeria”.
Reports says, the 2022 Nigerian floods have affected most of the states in Nigeria, displacing 1.3 million people, killing more than 600, and injuring about 2,400 people.
While Nigeria seasonally experiences flooding, this years floods are the worst the country has seen since the 2012 major flood which displaced more than 2.1 million people.
Heavy rain and the release of water from a dam in neighboring Cameroon have been blamed for the devastation which occured this year.
Reports according to ‘ Save the Children Nigeria’ says that more than 1.5 million children are at risk after devastating flooding in Nigeria.
Meghan 41, the Duchess of Sussex revealed her connection to the Nigeria on her podcast earlier this week where shared her genealogy results in the latest episode of Archetypes, titled “Upending the Black Angry Woman Myth” and featuring comedian Ziwe Fumudoh.
She stated; “I just had my genealogy done a couple of years ago. I am 43 percent Nigerian,” to her Nigerian-American guest.
The California-based royal said she doesn’t know what tribe her ancestors came from, but intended to start to dig deeper into all of this.
Story: Hilda Katu