Popular Nigerian singer, Davido has revealed that he will be donating the N200 million birthday gift given to him by his friends and fans, plus an extra N50 million from him to orphanages across Nigeria.
In a statement he released via his Instagram page on Saturday, November 20, 2021, Davido disclosed that the N250million will be distributed to orphanages across Nigeria and that a 5-man committee has been setup to monitor the distribution of the funds.
“I wish to express my sincere gratitude to my friends, colleagues, fans and the public for the generous expressions of love in recent days. In my usual playful manner, I requested a few days ago that my friends and colleagues send money in celebration of my birthday. The response and outcome exceeded my expectations, as I received about NGN 200,000,000.00 in less than two days. I truly appreciate everyone who donated hard-earned funds and I am very thankful for your generosity.
I have always been passionate about giving back and helping people. In view of this, I am delighted to announce that all the funds received, totaling NGN 200,000,000.00, will be donated to orphanages across Niigeria as well as thee Paroche foundation. In addition, I will be making a personal donation of NGN 50,000,000.00 bringing the total amount to NGN 250,000,000.00″, Davido wrote.
It was a very interesting day on Wednesday, November 18, 2021, as popular music star, Davido had an exciting fundraising event as he celebrated his birthday.
The music star took to his social media pages on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, where he asked his loyal fans to send him money! He then went on to share his account details on his social media platforms.
“If u know I’ve given you a hit song .. send me money …. una know una selves oo. David Adeleke, Wema Bank Account Number:0123044967,” he tweeted.
Fortunately, several celebrities, fans and friends responded to his call as he has currently received N200,000,000.00 cash gift from his fans and celebrity friends worldwide.