By Esther Alexander -(ABUJA)
Nigerian artist David Adeleke (a.k.a. Davido) raised more than N151. 4 million, after sharing his account details on his social media sites on Wednesday.
His bank data as of Thursday revealed a total balance of N151, 458, 030. 52 in his account, according to his official Instagram handle @davido.
The global star, who opened a Wema Bank account on Wednesday, announced it on all of his social media platforms and asked his friends to donate one million naira each in advance of his 29th birthday on November 19.
“If you know I wrote a smash song for you…,” he wrote.
He wrote: “If you know I’ve given you a hit song…send me money… una know una selves ooo,” he initially wrote on instagram before adding his account details, “David Adeleke.”
“Omo N7m in 10 minutes keep goin!! I love y’all! aim na N100m, I wan clear my Rolls Royce from port abeg.”
“I know say una love me but una love me like this. Omo nah like joke I start this thing oh, N26m,” he wrote.
Meanwhile, it has been naira rain for the music star as some fans also joined the donation train.
The development has sent Nigeria’s social media agog, with comments and reactions causing social media traffic.
Some prominent businessmen, philanthropists and musicians also made donations into his account.
With the donations, Davido is said to have become one of biggest socialite and social media influencer in Africa.