Nov 28, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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N250m charity gift: CNN hails Davido, calls him Nigerian-American musician

  • David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has announced that he will donate more than $ 600,000 to orphanages across Nigeria
  • As he was writing about him, the Cable News Network (CNN) described him as a Nigerian-American musician
  • Recall that Davido’s appeal for funds was originally made in a playful way its numerous supporters was directed

Which will amuse many Nigerians, given that some Western media have a habit of demonizing Nigerians when a terrible thing emerges with a citizen of the western country, Cable News Network, popularly known as CNN, has labeled Davido a Nigerian-American.

For many people, the American did Company to bring the glory of the singer’s good deeds with Nigeria.

Remembrance n Recall that Davido was on the news recently for a kind gesture to orphans in the country. A few days ago, the iconic artist asked his friends and fans to donate one million naira each for his birthday.

The singer noticed that he was planning to use the money, to “clear” his newly acquired Bentley. After two days, the FEM singer collected around 201 million N, which were donated to his Wema bank account.

In a twist, however, the singer announced that he had 50 million .N would add to the N201m and donate it to orphanages across Nigeria. He also set up a committee that will pay out the funds.

CNN wrote in its report on the development:

“Nigerian -American musician Davido announced that he would donate more than $ 600,000 to orphanages across Nigeria after launching an impromptu online appeal that initially caused amusement and confusion among his fans.”