Davido donates N237million to orphanage homes

Ace Nigerian musician, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has donated N237 million to 424 orphanages across the country.

He made the announcement on Thursday, July 20 through his official Twitter account, noting that he is keeping up with a tradition that was started few years ago.

The ‘Holy Ground’ crooner said that individuals and cooperations across various sectors and regions contributed to the donation and the funds were disbursed through the David Adeleke Foundation, DAF.

According to a statement Davido released, a total of 13, 818 children benefited from the donation, which he noted encapsulates his motto of ‘We Rise By Lifting Others’.

He wrote:

“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!”


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