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Davido Keeps His Word To Twitter Followers, Disburses $600K In Donations To 292 Orphanages Across Nigeria

It’s official — international superstar Davido has kept his word to support Nigerian youth. In November 2021, the Afrobeats artist took his fans by pleasant surprise when he requested for his followers to send money for his birthday to his Wema account, which turned out to be for donations to orphanages across Nigeria and the Paroche Foundation — an organization working to fight substance abuse — as previously reported by AfroTech. “My goal is to do this fundraising every year to celebrate my birthday and give back to people in need. It is my hope that my friends, fans, colleagues in the industry, and the public will continue to support me as I drive this cause,” he shared in a statement via his Instagram. Davido’s social media outreach of 72 hours — along with his own contribution — brought in a whopping 250,000,000 Nigerian Naira (over $600,000 USD). View this post on Instagram A post shared by Davido (@davido) From there, Pulse Nigeria reports that Davido disbursed the donations...

Ngozi Nwanji

Feb 17, 2022