- Nigerian musician, Davido, has cleared a fan's doubts about his trending N250 million donation to orphanage homes
- The singer responded to a fan who raised concerns about how welfare officers at such homes divert and steal funds
- Davido replied to the fan and promised to personally monitor the appropriate distribution of the funds
Music superstar, Davido will not let his efforts at collecting funds from his friends and close associates go in vain as he made an emphatic declaration about his generated money.
Davido raised a staggering N201 million from the exercise that lasted for just a few days and added his personal N50 million to the money to make an approximate total of N250 million and donated everything to orphanage homes in Nigeria.
A fan raised concerns that the money will be diverted by welfare officers at such homes. The fan wrote:
Na you be talk and do: Reactions as Davido shows receipt of personal N50m added to N200m for charity
"I told my mum what Davido did and I've never seen her revolt so passionately against something. She said the money won't get to the children cos welfare officers steal all.
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"I hate Nigeria. She said it's so bad that nurses never want to leave welfare homes when they're posted there."
The singer then commented under the post that he will personally monitor the distribution himself.
"I will personally make sure this doesn't occur!! I put that on my life."
Check out the post below:
What social media users have to say
Nigerians reacted to the singer's comments and sight examples of how many orphanage homes were run in the country.
Legit.ng picked some of the comments, read below:
"A KING HAS SPOKEN."
"Lol there is a new orphanage in my area, they just put banner up after Davido’s donation announcement."
Go find work: Fans react as Calabar pastor says Davido won't make heaven if he doesn't pay tithe from N201m
"Get d list of d legit homes across Nigeria n deal directly wt d founders. Period."
"Lol how will you make sure? Some things can’t change in Nigeria . Even if you use the whole money and buy provisions, they’ll start hoarding some to sell later."
"Story, e no go fit monitor everywhere."
"So true wat d women said...infact he should just make it a scholarship for schools and buy d foods stuffs to share."
"My uncle bought a big generator Nd took it to the orphanage, the next 2 month he went dere.. they don’t have gen, Somone told him the manager took it home for his own use so sad."
Davido did not help me when I asked
Legit.ng earlier reported that veteran Nigerian singer, Baba Fryo, reacted to news of Davido giving out over N250 million to or[hanages.
The Dem Go Dey Pose crooner recounted when he was down and reached out to Davido but got no response from the singer.
Fryo said the news of Davido donating to the orphanage was surprising seeing as he is also a fellow celebrity who happened to need help at the time.