Populary Nigerian singer David Adeleke, well known as Davido, has received more than N90 million in cash transfers barely an hour after he asked his colleagues to prove their friendship by sending him N1 million naira.
Fans and followers of the award-winning songwriter initially thought he was joking when he took to his Instagram story section to post a video of himself calling on his friends and those he had helped 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 (sic).”
To show his seriousness, he posted his account number on his stories thread and also posted screenshots of money he had received.
According to the shared stories, rapper, Zlatan Ibile seems to be the first to send in his proof of friendship because the father of three first revealed that it was only the rapper that had sent him money.
In follow up posts, he listed a few other celebrities who joined in. He indicated that they didn’t have any other choice than to send him the money.
Celebrities like: Zlatan Ibile, Chike, his lawyer, Ajudua, his long time best friend, Lati, billionaire, E-Money, socialite Papaya Ex, Mr Eazi, even Ikorodu Bois, got in on the action as well, Adekunle Gold, Rebecca Nengi Hampson and others.
At the time of writing, the singer has made over N90m. He indicated that his target is N100m.