N250m donation: Davido releases names of 292 beneficiaries


Pop star David Adeleke better known as Davido has released the names of 292 orphanages that benefited from his donation of N250 million.

In a statement signed by the singer on Tuesday, he revealed that the money had been disbursed to 292 charity organisations selected from all the states of the federation.

The statement reads, “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 spirit of transparency, I thought it wise to give you my loyal supporters, fans, friends and family an update in this regard.”

Speaking further, Davido thanked those who contributed to the fund and the committee that oversaw the distribution 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,” he said.

The ‘Aye’ singer had announced that he was donating N200 million raised by his friends for his birthday to charity. He added N50 million of his personal money to bring the total to N250 million.