Davido Receives 1,234 Applications From Orphanage Homes For N250m Donation
Popular Nigerian pop star, David Adeleke, professionally known as Davido, on Saturday revealed that his N250m orphanage fund received over 1,234 applications.
This was made known by the singer via his Instagram stories, where he gave an update on the selection and disbursement processes of the N250m fund.
The N250m application was open to only registered orphanages in Nigeria, and it lasted for three days.
Giving an update on the progress of fund disbursement he said, “Verification is ongoing, and the report will be out by 15th December. Selection and disbursement 18th/19th and the press release should be by 20th December.
“1234 responded; 852 without orphanage names; 382 with orphanage names.
“The National Association of Orphanages in Nigeria sent the list of orphanage homes within their coverage, which to some extent, is helping us in the verification process. God bless. We rise by lifting others.”
The singer who decided to give back to society by donating to orphanages across Nigeria had vowed to ensure that children in orphanages benefit from his N250m donation.
A 5-man committee was set up by him to monitor the disbursement of the funds.