Obi Cubana commends Davido for donating N250m to charity

Obi Cubana

Socialite Obi Cubana has commended pop singer Davido for donating money realised from his N1m challenge to charity.

The business man praised the singer for his magnanimity in an Instagram post on Saturday.

“Davido donates 250m to orphanages! You see what we are talking about? A king will always be a king! We all rise by lifting others! It’s not about how much we have but having the mind to help when and where we can! Together, we can all make the world a better place. Thank You King David for impacting the world positively….thank you, ” he wrote.

Davido had on announced he is donating N200 million raised from his N1m challenge started a few days ago on social media to orphanages, motherless babies homes and foundations, including Paroche Foundation, across Nigeria.

The singer, who has a new song titled ‘Champion Sound’, said in a statement dated November 19 and posted to Instagram on Saturday that he would be adding N50 million of his personal money to bring the total to N250 million.

Davido said he was thankful to all who made donations, adding that although he started it in his usual playful manner it would be used to help people.

“I have always been passionate about giving back and helping people,” he said.

The singer, who will be 29 on Sunday, also said he would be setting up a five-member committee which would oversee the disbursement of the fund. The committee comprises Titi Adebayo (chairman), Prof Jonathan Nwosu (secretary), Prof Yohana Asabe, Pastor Oyalabu of Spring Time Development Foundation and Prof Uloma Onuoha.