Boris Johnson: Britain living in a 'Boko Haram world'

London Mayor Boris Johnson has claimed the treatment of a veteran BBC radio DJ, who quit because he accidentally played a song with the N-word in it was "utterly disgraceful".

Speaking to The Telegraph, London Mayor Boris Johnson said Britain was living in a "Boko Haram world", in reference to the terrorist network that kidnapped over 200 schoolgirls in Nigeria.

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson called the treatment of Mr Lowe "utterly disgraceful" Credit: Cyril Villemain/ABACAPRESS.COM

"There is certainly no logic at the BBC. They should restore Mr Lowe to his job - if he will take it - and the entire BBC board should go down to Devon to apologise in person, and at their own expense."

He added: "Their treatment of this man is utterly disgraceful".