Davido has revealed that in 2023, he gave 237 million naira to Nigeria’s privilege.
The singer made the announcement in a post on his social media platform on Thursday, July 20, 2023. In the post, he said that the reason for the donation, which was first made on his birthday a few years ago, was that he had always looked for a way to use his platform to help those in need.
His recent announcement was met with fans’ excitement as his social media post read, “I’ve always wanted to use my platform to serve others. Thankful that through your generosity, I’ve been able to do so. We recently disbursed over N200m to several orphanages in Nigeria, a tradition that started a few years ago around my birthday. Thank you to everyone who donated. With your help, we are changing lives. This is what I mean when I say We rise by lifting others. These are words in action. God bless you all!”
See the post below:
The act began in 2021 when he requested that his friends send him one million nairas on his birthday to show their support. His buddies obliged, and the musician revealed that the final total he received was 200 million nairas, to which he added 50 million naira before donating it to charity.
The musician released the full list of over 200 orphanage houses in Nigeria across all 36 states that have received the donation on February 22, 2022.
I’ve always wanted to use my platform to serve others. Thankful that through your generousity, I’ve been able to do so.
We recently disbursed over N200m to several orphanages in Nigeria, a tradition that started a few years ago around my birthday. Thank you to everyone who… pic.twitter.com/eJndz1kkDW
— Davido (@davido) July 20, 2023