Popular Ghanaian Coffin Dancers Donate Over N100m to Ukraine After Selling Their Viral Video As NFT

Popular Ghanaian Coffin Dancers Donate Over N100m to Ukraine After Selling Their Viral Video As NFT

  • Ghana's viral pallbearers noted for their dancing with coffins have donated a whopping amount to Ukraine
  • The leader of the pallbearers made an announcement following the donation and said it was to support Ukraine's defensive efforts against Russia's invasion
  • The Ghanaian group who went viral in 2020 recently cashed in big on their dance meme which was sold for $1 million

Popular Ghanaian pallbearers noted for their dance moves during funerals have showed an act of kindness to the people of Ukraine following the sale of their meme.

Out of generosity, the pallbearers announced that they were set to donate 25% of the sale of their meme to the Ukrainian Charitable Foundation to support Ukraine amidst its war against Russia ever since Putin's invasion.

In a video which is trending, Benjamin Aidoo, the leader of the pallbearer's group said they would transfer twenty-five percent of the funds from the sale of our memes at the NFT auction to the Ukrainian Charitable Foundation.

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Ghana's Dancing Pallbearers Donate GHC1.9m to Ukraine Following Sale of Meme
Photo of Ghana's Dancing Pallbearers. Source: fillaboyzdotcom
Source: UGC

In the video, Benjamin Aidoo added:

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"Come back alive to support Ukraine and its great people."

Ghana's dancing pallbearers sell video meme NFT for $1 million

The dancing pallbearers from Ghana, who went viral in 2020, sold their viral coffin dance video meme for $1 million (415,620,000) in a Non-Fungible Token (NFT) auction.

Two years after their popularity, the group minted their 10-second meme and auctioned it on NFT on April 7.

Dubai-based music production company 3F Music emerged tops in the bidding round as it purchased the video meme for $1 million (N415,620,000) on Saturday, April 9.

Nigerian man sells NFT of a pretty lady

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a young Nigerian photographer, Adisa Olashile, used the power of the blockchain to make fortune again.

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This came days after he minted the photos of an old drummer on OpenSea and sold the pieces for over N1 million. He promised then to give 50% of his earnings to the old man.

In a post on Wednesday, April 6, the brilliant photographer revealed on Twitter that he sold the photo of a lady as a Non-Fungible Token (NFT) on Foundation, an NFT exchange.

Source: Legit.ng

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