Popular Nigerian musician, David Adeleke, better known as Davido has released the list of 292 orphanages that benefited from his donation of N250 million.
The singer had sent out a video message in November 2021 ahead of his birthday to friends and colleagues in the industry send him.
Thereafter, the DMW label boss was able to over N100 million, and N200million after a few days.
He also added a personal donation of N50 million to make it N250 million and later promised that he would set up a committee to ensure the disbursement of the money to orphanages across the country.
On February 16th, 2022 a statement signed by the multi-award-winning singer revealed that the money had been disbursed to 292 homes 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.”
Davido also took the time to thank those who 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.
Also, Davido thanked those who contributed to the fund and the committee that oversaw the disbursement of the funds.