Nigerian singer Davido has donated all the money he raised on his birthday to children’s orphanages across Nigeria.

So Davido has been making headlines throughout this week. This was after he asked his friends and fans to send him money ahead of his birthday.

The singer went ahead to create a new bank account that got fat and fatter within seconds. See article.

Davido smiling

Taking to Instagram, Davido has revealed what his plans for the money are.

So he has announced that he made the request playfully and raised 200 million Naira. Adding that he did not expect that.

In my usual playful manner, I requested that my friends and colleagues send money in celebration of my birthday. The response and outcome exceeded my expectations, as I received NGN 200,000,000 in less than two days. I truly appreciate everyone who donated hard-earned funds. And I’m very thankful for your generosity. He wrote in part.

Davido also disclosed that he has always been passionate about giving back and helping people. As a result, he was delighted to announce that all the funds received would be donated to orphanages across Nigeria. And he too would be making a personal donation of 50million Naira bringing the total to 250NGN!

The singer added that he formed a five-person committee that will compile a list of all orphanages across Nigeria. The committee will determine the number of children and their needs then divide the funds accordingly.

Davido has concluded by saying that his goal is to do the fundraising each year to celebrate his birthday. And give back to people in need. See post.

Davido has clearly warmed the hearts of his fans from across the globe who have congratulated him and his charitable deeds.

By Wanjiru Mbaru

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