Popular Nigerian singer Davido donates all 200 million to charity, adds 50 million from his personal funds
Nigerian music superstar, David Adeleke, also known as Davido has donated all N200million he received from fans and friends.
For good measure, he added N50million of his own, to make the total charity donation to N250 million.
All the money, he said will go to orphanages across Nigeria.
The singer made this known in a statement dated Friday, 19th of November 2021, and released on Saturday, November 20, 2021.
The singer had jokingly solicited for funds on his social media pages, saying that anyone who has listened to his hit song should send him cash, after which he posted his account details online.
”If u know I’ve given you a hit song .. send me money …. una know una selves oo”, the DMW boss tweeted.
The singer also revealed that he intends to do a fundraising every year to celebrate his birthday and give back the donation to the poor.
WE RISE BY LIFTING OTHERS –
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, 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 received about NGN 200,000,000.00 in less than two days. I truly appreciate everyone who donated hard-earned funds and am very thankful for your generosity.
I have always been passionate about giving back and helping people. In view of this,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 Nigeria as well as the Paroche foundation