Singer Davido donates N250m funds he received to orphanages across Nigeria

Nigerian Singer, Davido took to his Instagram page to announce that all the funds he received from his friends, colleagues and fans will be donated to orphanages across Nigeria as well as the Paroche foundation.

The singer also said in addition that he will be making a personal donation of NGN 50,000,000.00, bringing the total amount to NGN 250,000,000.00.

In a letter titled; ‘Donation of N250m to Ophanages across Nigeria’ the music star expressed his sincere gratitude to all his honorable friends, colleagues and fans for their kind gesture towards him.

Recall that the Singer jokingly requested
that his friends and colleagues send him money in celebration of his birthday.

However, In less than two days Davido received about NGN 200,000,000.00.

According to him; My goal is to do this fund raising every year to celebrate my birthday and give back to people in need.

He urged his friends, fans and colleagues to always support him inorder to achieve his goal.

DONATION OF NGN 250,000,000.00 TO ORPHANAGES ACROSS NIGERIA 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 Nigeria as well as the 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.
To oversee the distribution of funds to beneficiaries,
I have established a five-person Disbursement Committee. Members of the committee include:
1. Mrs. Titi Adebayo-chairman of the committee.
2. Professor Jonathan Nwosu- secretary to the committee.
3. Professor Yahana Joel Asabe of the Northern Nigeria Seventh Day Adventist Union
Conference.
4. Pastor (Dr) Oyalabu of Spring Time Development Foundation (SDF).
5. Professor Uloma Onuoha

The committee will compile a list of orphanages across Nigeria. They will determine
the number of children and their needs at each orphanage, and then divide the funds
accordingly. The committee will also determine the portion of the money that will be
donated to Paroche foundation. To maintain transparency, the committee will make
public the names of the beneficiary orphanages and how much each will receive.

A list of all beneficiaries and their verified account details will be submitted to
Wema Bank, who will then be instructed to credit each beneficiary’s account.
We rise by lifting others,
Davido

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