Wizkid Set to Give N100m As Christmas Gift for Surulere Kids in Honour of His Late Mother Morayo

Wizkid Set to Give N100m As Christmas Gift for Surulere Kids in Honour of His Late Mother Morayo

  • Nigerian international artist Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, best known as Wizkid, has continued to mourn his mother, Jane Dolapo Morayo Balogun 
  • The musician shook the internet with his recent charitable plans to honour his late mother this year's Christmas by giving N100 million to children
  • In his emotional post, the Made in Lagos hitmaker announced that the distribution will commence on December 11 in Surulere, Lagos

Nigerian international singer Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun has announced his humanitarian plans for this year's Christmas, all in honour of his late mother, Jane Dolapo Morayo Balogun.

Legit.ng reported that the Afrobeats icon lost his beloved mother on August 18, 2023, in London. He held a lavish burial ceremony for the deceased in Lagos, Nigeria.

Wizkid gives out N100M to children this Christmas to honour his late mum
Wizkid honours late mum this Christmas with N100m giveaway to kids Credit: @wizkidayomedia
Source: Instagram

Despite the recent loss, the musician has been making waves on the internet with a series of generous acts.

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The Ojuelegba crooner has now revealed his plan to donate a whopping sum of N100 million to children, with the distribution set to commence on the night of December 11 in Surulere, Lagos.

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Wizkid emphasised that this was a heartfelt tribute to his late mother, Morayo.

This is coming a few days after the singer gave a hypeman, Money Gee, N20 million for dedicating a hype song to him.

See screenshots of his Instagram story:

Netizens react to Wizkid's N100m Christmas giveaway

Legit.ng compiled the reactions below:


"The death of his mum made him to see life from a different angle."


'Where are my fellow surulere children? Line up here let’s know where we’re meeting tonight. Ojuelegba or shitta?'


"Wizkid is in his "life is too short, nothing dey this life era. His mom's demise has given him a different perspective about life."

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"My Love for Wizkid keeps on Growing, gathering here if you’re in this table."


"For someone who dedicated lot of music to his mum during his early days of music it glaring how much he love his mum. May God comfort and bring him peace FC TILL I DIE."


"Honestly I feel he’s still gr!eving and this is one of his ways of gr!eving."

Wizkid sprays money on Lagos streets

The Nigerian superstar ignited a fresh wave of online reactions with a video capturing his recent generous act.

In footage sighted by Legit.ng, the Afrobeats icon exuded high energy as he distributed bundles of naira notes on the streets of Lagos.

Seated comfortably in the back seat of his car, the Ojuelegba hitmaker scattered money into the air, prompting pedestrians on the road to hurriedly grab their share of the flying notes.

Source: Legit.ng

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