Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has fulfilled his promise to donate N250m to 292 orphanage homes in Nigeria.
The singer made this revelation in a statement shared via his social media pages on Tuesday.
The statement reads, “As a follow up to the press statement I released on 19th November 2021 where I announced my intention of donating the total sum of N200 million received from my friends and family, together with my personal donation of N50 million, to orphanages across Nigeria, I bring you an update.
“As promised, a five-man disbursement committee was set up. Since its inauguration, the members of this committee have worked tirelessly to ensure that they collate the names and information of documented and verified orphanages. I am pleased to announce that the disbursement of funds is complete.
“So far, the total 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 pith of transparency, I thought it wise to give you my loyal supporters, fans, friends and family an update in this regard.
“I would like to say a big thank you to everyone that made this possible, the committee of high caliber and principled people who dedicated their time to ensuring this task was expeditiously carried out, my wonderful family, friends and well wishers. Thank you for your continuous support and love.
“Always remember, we rise by lifting others.”