Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, popularly referred to as Davido has launched the record of 292 orphanages that benefited from his donation of N250 million.
As a part of his birthday celebration in November 2021, Davido had despatched out a video message to his pals and colleagues within the leisure trade to ship cash to him.
In just a few hours, the DMW label boss was capable of amass over N100 million, which later grew to N200million over just a few days. He additionally added a private donation of N50 million to make it N250 million.
Davido later promised that he would arrange a committee to make sure the disbursement of the cash to orphanages throughout the nation.
In a press release signed by the multi-award successful singer on Tuesday, he revealed that the cash had been disbursed to 292 properties chosen from all of the states of the federation.
The assertion reads, “As promised, a five-man disbursement committee was arrange. Since its inauguration, the members of this committee have labored tirelessly to make sure that they collate the names and data of documented and verified orphanages. I’m happy to announce that the disbursement of funds is full.
“So far, the entire of N250,000,000 has been disbursed to 292 orphanages.
“As promised in my first statement, I have listed/attached the names and amounts disbursed to the various orphanages. In the spirit of transparency, I thought it wise to give you my loyal supporters, fans, friends and family an update in this regard.”
Davido additionally took the time to thank those that contributed to the fund and the committee that oversaw the disbursement of the funds.
“I would like to say a big thank you to everyone that made this possible, the committee of high calibre and principled people who dedicated their time to ensure this task was expeditiously carried out, my wonderful family, friends and well-wishers. Thank you for your continuous support and love,” Davido added.