Davido has reportedly received over N42 million in cash transfers in under one hour after he asked colleagues for N1 million.
Fans and followers thought the singer was joking when he posted a video on his Instagram story calling on those he had assisted in the music industry to send him a million naira.
Davido said, “We rise by lifting others abi? Me I don dey rise dey lifting others for the past 100 years. So I want to know who my friends are. All of my friends one one million Naira. They said we are 30BG. If you don’t send your own. You out of here. You are gone.”
To demonstrate his seriousness, the singer posted his account number on his stories thread and also posted screenshots of money sent into it.
Hon. Akin Alabi, a member of the House of Representatives and founder of online betting company Nairabet, and popular businessman and socialite, Emeka Okonkwo, aka E-money, were among those who sent money to Davido.
Mr Eazi, Teni the Entertainer, Chike, Adekunle Gold, Perruzi, and Ikorodu Bois also credited the singer’s account.