Davido’s people show up for the Nigerian artist! Forget flowers, his supporters have filled his pockets with more than 184 million Nigerian nairas since Wednesday morning. This is equivalent to about $ 447,000 per XE currency.
“We’re not stopping,” tweeted Davido on Wednesday afternoon. “Let’s go!!!.”
How it started
It all started with Davido bringing out a little birthday challenge for his family, friends, and former employees. He wrote on Twitter: “If you know that I gave you a hit song, send me money.” But he also hopped on Instagram to spread the word about this year’s birthday request.
“We rise by lifting others, we are on the rise by lifting others for the past hundred years,” said Davido. “So I want to know who my friends are, I want all my friends a million naira.”
He shared his Wema bank account details and started collecting some serious coins. For the first few hours Davido joked about not knowing that people loved him “like that”.
“I’m actually crying,” tweeted Davidio. “Just be good to pple man !!! God! I really love you guys !!! “
Money money money!
Davido made updates to his birthday fundraiser available through screenshots of his account posted on Instagram and Twitter. When his request went viral, the money continued to mount. Even fans seemed to be joining the viral fundraiser.
“@Davido you have some rich fans,” Yung Bleu joked with Davido on Twitter.
The latest screenshot, shared on Thursday, shows 184,104,565.73 Nigerian nairas. According to XE, when converting to US dollars, Davido has approximately $ 447,813.54 to play with.
Well, that’s one way to start the days leading up to another year around the sun! Davido is said to be celebrating his 29th birthday on Sunday, November 21st. Well, as the old people say, don’t spend it all in one place Davido!
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