Davido raises over 121 million hours after soliciting funds and posting account details online
It rained naira for music star Davido as his fans continued to donate for his birthday.
Ahead of her 29th birthday on Friday, November 19, the world music star opened a Wema Bank account and asked people to donate. The figure raised has so far exceeded N121 million.
“If you know I gave you a hit song… send me some money… una know una selves ooo,” he first wrote on Instagram before adding his account details, “David Adeleke, Wema bank account number: 0123044967.”
He further wrote “Omo 7 m in 10 minutes keep going !! I love you all! objective on 100 m, I want to erase my Rolls Royce from port abeg. “
“I know how to say una loves me but una loves me like that. Omo nah like a joke I’m starting this thing oh, 26m.”
Within 24 hours of its posting, friends and fans began depositing money into the account, with more than 80 million naira donated at 5:24 p.m. on Wednesday.
This development sparked excitement on Nigerian social media, with tweets and others commenting on Davido’s bold move and claiming that contrary to innuendo, Wema Bank was a bank focused on young people and not just for the elderly.
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