Davido donates N250 million birthday donations to orphanages in Nigeria

Davido donates N250 million birthday donations to orphanages in Nigeria

Nigerian music superstar, (David Adeleke), has announced that he will be donating the sum of N250 million raised from fans, friends and colleagues, to orphanages in , on his 29th birthday.

Davido disclosed this in a social media video seen by Nairametrics.

Davido donates N250 million birthday donations to orphanages in Nigeria

The “Fem” crooner revealed that the birthday donations raised just over N200 million and he will be adding N50 million of his own money as donations to orphanages across Nigeria.

“Omo Baba Olowo”, as the vocalist is affectionately called pronounced within the video, “I wish to precise my earnest appreciation to my companions, colleagues, fans and the open for the liberal expressions of cherish in later days. “The reaction and result surpassed my desires, as I gotten almost N200 million in less than 2 days.”

He stated that he has always been passionate about giving back and helping people and added that, “In view of this, I am delighted to announce that all funds received totalling N200 million will be donated to orphanages across Nigeria as well as the Paroche foundation.

“In addition, I will be making a personal donation of N50 million bringing the total amount to N250 million.”

He also launched a committee to oversee the disbursement of the funds to beneficiaries. The 5 member panel includes Mrs Titi Adebayo as Chairman.

Other members are; Prof Jonathan Nwose (Secretaray), Prof Yahana Joeal Asabae, Pastor (Dr) Oyalabu of Spring Time Development Foundation and Professor Uloma Unoha.

The multi-award-winning Afrobeats artiste also stated that the committee will compile a list of orphanages across Nigeria and will determine the number of children and their needs at each orphanage, and divide the funds accordingly. He stated that his goal is to do this fundraising every year in celebration of his birthday.

Davido said his goal is to make the donation a yearly tradition in celebration of his birthday and to give back to those in need.

In a video also on his Instagram page, he appreciated everyone that contributed to the cause explaining how the idea behind the donation started like a causal conversion.

He called on his fans and friends to continue to support him on the mission of giving back to society.

Davido on Wednesday took to his Instagram page and called out his friends to support his 29th Birthday coming up on November 21.

The artist challenged his friends and fans to send him N1 million, saying he has always been in a position of lifting others and now he wanted them to return the favour.

Within the first 10 minutes of announcing the challenge on his Insta stories, the pop star received N7million and went on to say that the goal was N100million.

Davido donates N250 million birthday donations to orphanages in Nigeria
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